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Feb 26, 2013 11:30am PST
. >> we will hook -- look forward to that. >> first lady michelle obama says the country is seeing real movement on the topic of childhood obesity. she spoke exclusively with "good morning america" host robin roberts and she is set to embark on a national tour this week to promote her "let's move" initiative and spoke to problem britain about life in the white house including how the president is handling teenage daughter. >> there is nothing like 9 look on his face when she dresses up for a party and she is headed out and he walks past, you can see his face drop a little bit. he is a little gray. people think the gray is from his job, it is great his children. so we will see how that goes. >> parents would believe that. well hear more from the first lady this week when she launches a new initiative involving access to healthy recipes. great idea. still ahead, a talented teen from oakland will be part of the cast of "dancing with the stars" this season and well show you who else will compete this season. >> today on "katie" we are taking a look inside the world of trans john decemb
KOFY
Feb 12, 2013 11:30am PST
of the union address. tim cook will be sitting with michelle obama for the speech. he is flying cross-country after speaking at a conference in san francisco. mrs. obama also invited nasa engineer. he spent his childhood in the bay area and became famous during the mars curiosity mission. >> kristen: you can watch it live and also at abc7news.com beginning at 6:00 as karen mentioned. mark co-reib yeo in florida will give the republican response. wheel of for tune will air at 7:30, followed by shop competition, the pace and then join the weather team to look at inside bay area weather. modern family will air and then body of praof followed by "abc 7 news" at 11:00. >> we move here. the manhunt expands to mexico for a suspected los angeles cop killer. could christopher dorner slipped across the border? >> new details about the pope's resignation, secret surgery and new signs he has >>> the ceo of san francisco porn company was arrested for drug possession and prompted. peter adler uploaded a video of himself firing guns. police paid the building a visit after seeing the video onli
ABC
Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
world talking about michelle obama's purr price cameo. wait until you can see how they're looking at it in another count try and michael finney taking your questions facebook will answer them here live just a little later. >> monday afternoon, checking out this live commute situation. skye r.skyway, bumper to bumper. east bay is a little better for folks heading southbound. stay with us. stay with us. more well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >>> star trek fans over the moon as the name of a fictional planet is now leading in a naming contest for one of pollute ease moon. vulvan is the2o clear front runner for one of two pluto moons. actor william shatner:a$b suggested the name. it is the r
ABC
Feb 9, 2013 8:00am PST
somber occasion in chicago. we are awaiting for michelle obama. the church is filled to capacity. funeral is for a 15-year-old girl. she was an innocent victim of a gang shooting in chicago and she had just performed with her high school marching band at the presidential inauguration. michelle obama attending this funeral and governor pat quinn and mayor rahm emanuel. the family says it will not be about politics but it has struck a chord with the first family and obama administration. a lot of focus on gun violence and reducing gun violence. president obama has made it a priority. joe biden out to bring back proposals in the last few weex, all of this since the december 14th mass murder in newtown, connecticut. the girl was killed in hyde park neighborhood which is obama's home. it's drawing more attention to gun violence. we're awaiting for michelle obama to arrive at the chicago church. we'll bring you updates as it develops this morning. >>> if you plan to send flowers to a local florist this valentine's day. some companies that appear to be local are actually from out of the area, so
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
next time, bay area. >> thank you. >> up next, the cause that has the first lady's michelle obama and big bird teeming up. >> how this man's job is helping save lives of children. >> apple's voice recognition feature is popular but what i℠eh your phone doesn't have it? we team up to test out >>> checking healthy living news, americans eating less fast food than they used to. a study veals us aus dults get more than 11% of calories from fast food. that is higher than recommended but down from nearly 13% reported just years ago. seniors on the low side getting about 6% from burgers and fries. african american adults tond eat the most fast food. calorie counts down among american children as well. national examination survey shows calorie intake for boys dropped 158 caloriesb+Ñ per day over a 10-year span. girls dropping about 76 calories. the survey says they're receiving calories from protein and fewer from carbohydrates. officials say obesity rates have leveled off in recent years we're here fwhit house kitchen looking for a healthy snack. >> it's a big job. so michelle obama teemi
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
michelle obama. cyber security is not expected to be a major theme in the state of the union but the president may issue a executive order creating a program that calls for certain companies to adopt a minimum set of cyber security standards. lion's gate entertainment posted profits of about $38 million up from a loss during same period last year. much was due to last twilight movie raking in more than $828 million at the box office. lion's gate saw strong home video sales of "the hunger games". stocks slipping slightly on concerns over europe's economic volatility. your bloomberg silicon valley index higher with shares leading those gains. well, home depot is the latest organization to dump the black berry for iphone. the world's fifth largest retailer says it's going to replace 10,000 black berries with apple smart phones. two government agencies, ice and ntsb said they're switching from black berry to iphone as well. in san francisco, i'm emily chang, larry, carrow rin lynn, back to you. >> golden state warriors making a mid season move. it's not a trade but a fashion statement. c
ABC
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am PST
lady michelle obama so we have to see that and the "dancing with the stars" cast revealed. is still >>> good morning, america. breaking overnight, vacation terror. a hot air balloon flying over one of the world's most popular tourist sites, catches fire and crashes. after falling 1,000 feet, at least 18 killed. the pictures just coming in. >> it exploded in the air. and people were jumping out of the balloon. >>> also breaking now, that massive winter blast wreaking havoc across the midwest. with hurricane-force winds fanning popup fires and blowing down entire walls. watch this gigantic load of snow plummet from a city rooftop. our extreme team is right there. >>> mission michelle. the top-secret nomination revealed to get the first lady at the oscars. producers take a move straight out of "argo." robin's interview with the first lady. ♪ i'm on the edge >>> and only on "gma," we're just moments away from revealing the sizzling new cast of "dancing with the stars." our exclusive first look at the players and their partners. all joining us live. be ready to be surprised by who is r
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 11:00am PST
address. tim cook will be sitting with michelle obama for the speech. he is flying cross-country after speaking at a conference in san francisco. mrs. obama also invited nasa engineer. he spent his childhood in the bay area and became famous during the mars curiosity mission. >> kristen: you can watch it live and also at abc7news.com beginning at 6:00 as karen mentioned. mark co-reib yeo in florida will give the republican response. wheel of for tune will air at 7:30, followed by shop competition, the pace and then join the weather team to look at inside bay area weather. modern family will air and then body of praof followed by "abc 7 news" at 11:00. >> we move here. the manhunt expands to mexico for a suspected los angeles cop killer. could christopher dorner slipped across the border? >> new details about the pope's resignation, secret surgery and new signs he has been planning every time someone chooses finish over cascade, it sparks a movement. look ! no ugly spots ! and see that shine ! you've got to try finish. because once they try finish, they can't keep it to themselves. i'm
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
to the altamont pass and it picks up a bit through livermore. kristen and eric? >> michelle obama will have a special guest at the state of the union address, ahead, the bay area executive that sits right next to the first lady. >> coming up first michael finney and consumer reports are ahead with the best and worst credit cards to young people trying to how can you get back pain relief that lasts up to 16 hours? with thermacare heatwraps. thermacare works differently. it's the only wrap with patented heat cells that penetrate deep to relax, soothe, and unlock tight muscles. for up to 16 hours of relief, try thermacare. >> we are back at 6:24. i heard a lot of compliments about yesterday's weather. concord is 63. oakland at 68. a degree warmer in san francisco and fremont, 65 in fremont and 64 in san francisco. radar across the entire state shows nothing in our bordering states that matter where you travel, the weather is not an issue other than the glare. low-to-mid 50's along the coast and low-to-mid 60's in the central valley and mid-to-upper 40's in the sierra and low-to-upper 60's
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 11:00pm PST
my stomach will lack like michelle obama nightmare. >> what not to eat. >> all right that's our report. >> and i'm carolyn john son remember 7 news tips tomorrow morning starting at 4:30 with more superbowl reports. >> for all of us here we appreciate your time. stay with us. 7 news bay area good with us. 7 news bay area good night. >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight, jennifer lawrence. katie couric. and music from tegan and sara. with cleto and the cletones. and now to entertain us all, here's jimmy kimmel! >> jimmy: hello. thank you. hi, everybody. i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching, thank you for joining me here tonight in our studio. thank you for -- you know what? thank you for being not just a lover, but also a friend. i appreciate it. on sunday, the san francisco 49ers take on the baltimore ravens in super bowl xlvii. and if this super bowl goes well, next year they're thinking about doing a 48th. [ laughter ] here's what i don't get, shouldn't they -- they spend a lot of money on these commercials, shouldn't they run like
ABC
Feb 26, 2013 11:00am PST
lady michelle obama says the country is seeing real movement on the topic of childhood obesity. she spoke exclusively with "good morning america" host robin roberts and she is set to embark on a national tour this week to promote her "let's move" initiative and spoke to problem britain about life in the white house including how the president is handling teenage daughter. >> there is nothing like 9 look on his face when she dresses up for a party and she is headed out and he walks past, you can see his face drop a little bit. he is a little gray. people think the gray is from his job, it is great his children. so we will see how that goes. >> parents would believe that. well hear more from the first lady this week when she launches a new initiative involving access to healthy recipes. great idea. still ahead, a talented teen from oakland will be part of the cast of "dancing with the stars" this season and well show you who else will compete this season. >> today on "katie" we are taking a look inside the world of trans john december youth girls and boys as young as six who feel they
ABC
Feb 1, 2013 1:05am PST
will lack like michelle obama nightmare. >> what not to eat. >> all right that's our report. >> and i'm carolyn john son remember 7 news tips tomorrow morning starting at 4:30 with more superbowl reports. >> for all of us here we appreciate your time. stay with us. 7 news bay area good with us. 7 news bay area good night.
ABC
Feb 24, 2013 11:00pm PST
chicago you will want to stay with me. >>> and the oscar goes to -- >> michelle obama named "argo" the best picture even though he was not nominated for best director. it was one moment trending and there was another, jennifer lawrence wiping out, though i don't think it was that bad on the way to accept the best actress award. kristen stewart hobbling on crutches after cutting her foot on glass. you can check out the website on abc7news.com. >> shatner was funny in the beginning. the oscar for best graphic cinema weather goes to -- >> don't do that. >> leigh glaser. >> hi, everyone. live doppler 7hd, we are all clear. we will see high clouds move in across the bay area tonight and tomorrow. let's turn our focus to the rest of the country tomorrow. a couple of areas. you can see the storms moving up through the southeast and heading up toward atlanta and washington, d.c. you will find delays there. this is the big storm right here. we have blizzard warnings for portions of northwestern texas and through oklahoma and nebraska and all of this heavy snow is headed toward chicago. it will
ABC
Feb 1, 2013 5:00am PST
, nap -- nachos, and the inside of my stomach will look like a michelle obama nightmare. >> jimmy kimmel is immediately before "nightline." >> another p.r. mix-up for the 49ers two days before the super bowl, the players coming forward to say they didn't know they were taking part in a gay rights video for teens. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> now, live breaking news. >> breaking news in oakland where there is an amber alert, a one-year-old girl was taken from her mother. >> we are live in oakland with the latest on this amber alert. >> eric, one-year-old girl was take friend her mother by her father at 12:30 this morning on the
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am PST
house has released first lady michelle obama's official portrait. that is next. >> california said yes to governor brown's tax hike initiative and now the impact it has on his popularity across the state. >> live picture from outside, walnut creek with traffic moving fine. it looks clear and dry. days of g to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >> we are back at 6:10 on this thursday, with a beautiful picture from our roof cameras you can see a few clouds but it is a dry start. the clouds and the winds are a reason why we are warmer this morning but we will top out pretty much the same as yesterday upper 50's to low 60's and mid-to-upper 50's along the coast where it will be breezy and som
ABC
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
herself. she's back from her bone marrow transplant. she's sleeping in this morning. feels great. she'll be coming in later to interview michelle obama.
ABC
Feb 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
affect on friday. >> thank you. >> we're complaining about the high price of gas in california. a state board is set to vote on adding another three and a half cent per gallon tax. >> we're using less now than expected. abc 7 news spoke with drivers feeling squeezed at the pump it's expensive to travel. >> soon, it could cost more. the california state board of equalization, responsible for setting gas rates is expected to approve an increase to the gas tax. effective july 1, drivers will pay an increase of three and a half cents. >> it's hard. you know? i mean it takes money away from our whatever else we have, other bills. >> most cars were 29 to the gallon. >> previous tax collections fell short. similar amount continues to be purchased 3.5 cents per gallon will equal a tax increase of $511 million in a 12-month period. >> about 10 years ago, gas is under $1 around $1 a gallon. now, it's, you know, over 4s tdz a gallon. >> the taxpayer association calls for both taxes regressive, stating high unemployment and fragile economy. if the board approves it will make california the most expensive place to buy gas in the nation. >> police looking for a driver that killed a woman this morning. witnesses say a dark colored car struck her near bellevue avenue around 1:00 a.m. here, you can see spray paint kailting where investigators found aefdz long the road. some ilt yims might provide keys to identifying the car that left the scene. >> we know about the vehicle, it's possibly a 90s, we're thinking honda dark in color. >> the victim appeared to be homeless and in her late 40s. the driver was headed southbound on monterey highway f you saw anything, police want to hear from you. >> crews working to upright a massive crane that collapsed in sunnyvale this, fell about 9:30 this morning in a site on south francis street. this crane did smash a light poll on the way down. crews continue to work on the crane. >> the sunset district has a new voice. mayor ed lee named katie tang to the board of super advisors today. the mayor spent months considering various candidates. the district 4 is one tang knows well. both tang and hsu will be sworn in tomorrow. >> on the day the city celebrates, san francisco cut the ribbon on what will be the new $90 million cruise ship terminal. >> who could have an issue here? >> who else but neighbors? people that live on telegraph hill? behind me, you see the building. it becomes san francisco's new cruise ship terminal. in the meantime, however, there will be concerts on the area here. neighbors on telegraph hill worried about noise. >> i have been contacted by some people in the neighborhood in the last three days. they want to set up a picket line on the america's cup. >> the problem being a series of summer concerts. telegraph hill residents expect aid few of them for small crowds but last week learning the city had plans to make the concert permanent when asking the mayor about it today, he seemed unphased. >> well... we'll work with communicating on the concerts. i think locals would love to experience that. >> residents want to know why should they bother? concerts would be less than a block away. >> if they can just turn it that, would be helpful. >> not if you flif oakland. >> well... >> the mayor talked about turning the stage and heading back out towards oakland, berkeley or treasure island so. they're talking. they're make prog gres. but... what would a new building westbound out controversy? live in san francisco, wayne freedman abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> happening now in berkeley people want to save the historic civil center post office are preparing a rally this, is one of almost 700 post offices nationwide the government wants to sell. some like the berkeley post office are registered landmarks. the berkeley post office is a exam -- example of revival inside. >> nothing is as rewarding as getting mail. it's ridiculous to think of shutting this down. >> the rally will start at 6:00 in front of city hall followed by a meeting with representatives to distuesday the planned closure. >> just when the clean up began after a storm, another wave the winter weather is slamming america's heartland. >> it's brutal. high winds helped bring down the wall in austin, texas. >> snow proved it could be destructive in oklahoma. a man died after a roof collapsed under fallen snow. truckers waited for plows to free them. >> white out conditions stopped rig rigs in their tracks at height of the latest blizzard, you can see nobody going anywhere, any time soon. >> we're enjoying marriage. >> it's getting warmer. >> that is true. looks like it's going to continue about a week. maybe longer, here is live doppler 7 hd. cloud-free skies right now. here is a view of the sky from our camera in emeryville. it's a gorgeous afternoon. temperatures 55 degrees in san francisco. 62 oakland. 65 in san jose. another view from our camera showing clear skies and more readings. 64 degrees in santa rosa. 69 in napa and fairfield. taking a look at the temperatures trend over the next week for san jose, representative of what much of the bay area will see over next week. upper 60s, mid-70s by friday. back down to a mere 70 degrees on saturday. and then, mid to upper 60s next several days headed into next week this, is the kind of week we have in store. but we still may get a little bit of rain into mid week. we can see a wrinkle developing. i'll show you that in the accu-weather forecast. >> still ahead at 4:00 lesson learned. a florida teenager flipped off a judge appears to have straight yend up her act. >> fans of the who get to go to a concert paid for three decades ago. >> 49ers stadium going to be solar powered but it zrnt a roof. where are they going to put solar panels? we'll answer that question and several others still to come on abc 7 news. >> it's a good question. let's take a look at the commute now. a live look at the skyway in downtown. it's normal crawl bumper to bumper left to right in the lower deck of the bay bridge. head together east bay. better for folks heading towards 101 south. >>> a court victory for 125 nail salon workers who sued their employer. a judge gave approval to a settlement they reached with a nail salon chain. workers claim the chain failed to properly pay them minimum wage and overtime. and the salon has changed its policies. >> hundreds of people looked to start new careers in concord this afternoon. many arriving with resumes as the center concord job fair sponsored by abc 7 and job journal. several employers conducted interviews on the spot and offered advice on how to promote skills. now, our next event will take place march 26th engineer san francisco. it's the hotel whit ks cam on market straet. >> a big facebook backer unloads millions in investments ask apple secures a patent for some sif eye technology. >> good afternoon lairksy carolyn. russian internet company is dumping some of its social media invest manies, selling part of its stake in facebook for $320 million back in okay. it also told off it's holdings of zynga and groupon w the proceeds they are planning to pay a special dividend of $900 million to investors. >> new jersey has become the second state to legalize online gambling. governor chris christie signed a bill into law this afternoon saying it may boost atlantic city's struggling casino industry. it comes just days after nevada became the first state to legalize online gambling. >> stocks gaining today, thanks to better than expected housing and confidence data. your bloomberg silicon valley index higher on shares of apple and intel. apple has been issued a number of new patents including one for situational awareness meaning an iphone could know the use jer in a classroom or a movie theater and switch itself to silent mode. another patent allows for iphones to share location data, which with external devices like ipod touch or gps. the music industry has posted it's increase in yearly revenues since 1999. the dawn of the file-sharingera. revenue rose three tenths of a percent last year. digital sales helped offset continuing declines in cd purchases. revenue still down, low, 40% since the peak 13 years ago. in san francisco, i'm emily chang, larry, carolyn, back to you. >> thank you. >> a teen in florida showing how weeks can make a big difference in one's life. that is now with the judge applauding the 18-year-old but remember, she got in double with a different judge in florida you can see soto here on a courtroom camera, flashing her middle finger at the judge. he held her in contempt, sent her to jail 30 days. she apologized and agreed to take part in a drug abuse treatment program. her drug possession charges could get dropped if she passes drug tests and stays out of trouble. >> possibility for a positive outcome there. >> yes. >> moving on to weather. >> looking amazing out there. >> positive outcomes. i look at fierce winter weather i feel a little bit guilty. then a take a breath of air and my guilt evaporates. it's -- let's take a look at live doppler 7. you can see once again, cloud-free skies as we've had for a couple weeks now. it's gorgeous out there. four first forecast panel looks like this. forecast features i should say. another mild day tomorrow, extra clouds on thursday. it will remain mild as spring like warmth increases on friday that. is a pattern we're in now. starting our pacific satellite animation at 4:00 this morning. moving at 4:00 to 4:00 this afternoon. you can see an advancing cold front moving towards pacific northwest but with storm track flow together north storms will stay well north but this is going to be what they call a near miss. actually should call it near hit. starting at 7:00 this evening, going through tomorrow, and into thursday, you can see moisture from this system going into our north pushing inland. clouds sweeping in to the bay area so it will be partly cloudy day. still mild dry one for us. the moisture remains in pacific northwest. overnight tonight, clear skies. low temperatures much the same range as they were overnight last night and this morning. mid-30s, interior valleys of the north bay, east bay. coolest spots in the bay area, around the bay, near the coast 40 or just above. then, tomorrow, more sunny skies, more warmth in the south bay. highs of 67 in san jose. and on the pin anyone slarks 66 in redwood city and mountain view. mid to upper 50s on the coast. downtown san francisco, 6 degrees tomorrow, 59 in the sunset district. upper 60s in many locations in the north bay from santa rosa to sonoma, nappa. east bay, mid-60s across the board there. 65 degrees in oakland. inland east bay, highs into mid to upper 60s. 67 in concord antioch. 68 in pleasanton. here is the accu-weather forecast. thursday, continuing to get milder. friday, mid-70s inland. low 70s around the bay. low 60s on the coast. we'll just lose a few degrees saturday. extra clouds on sunday. just a slight cooling pattern begins. by tuesday, slight chance of rain that could signal beginning of a different pattern that could bring us more rainfall. >> does seem like march can be very wet here. >> it is. we're -- the first week is going to be dry. getting into mid week might get wetter. >> thank you. >> okay. >> coming up "dancing with the stars" kicks off its new season had just weeks. find out who will be competing for the mirror ball trophy, and who won't be dancing. >> after 4:30 a teenager's fate turns around, someone sees how dedicated he >>> critics of seth mcfarland won't have to worry about him hosting oscars again. he says he's not interested. >> mcfarland received mixed reviews. we liked him but -- . >> what do we know? >> not a lot. >> critics called his jokes inappropriate and offensive. >> when asked if he would host again he reply nod way. a lot of fun to have done it, though. >> who says business people zront a heart? certainly not 10 fans of the rock group "the who". >> listen to this. 10 people are being able to use tickets for a concert ticket they purchased 33 years ago. >> the show was cancelled but she and others held on to their tickets all these years. the general manager of the venue was so impressed he decided to honor the old tickets for tonight's concert. 30 years later who could find their tickets? >> i won't able to find mine. >>. >>> an olympic gold medalist and a comedian stepping on to "dancing with the stars". >> the cast introduced today. >> the cast includes a country queen, a super bowl champ, with smooth moves on and off the field and season 16 is shaping up to be a memorable one before stars kick up heels. >> there is a lot of good people. >> olympic gymnast competing against another olympic star. skating sensation dorothy hamil. >> i dreamed about doing this show. >> there is also welter weight. boxing champ victor ortiz, kelly pickler and comedian dl hugly. >> andy dick. i fear him. >> is this vietnamese? >> several stars have turned down the show in the past. >> they've asked me six years. i'm trying to get owe back to my original weight of eight pounds, 15 ounces. >> it includes lisa vanderpump and om one will take home the mirror ball trophy. see the new cast perform when it preem years march 18th here on abc. >> absent? max sheracovski. >> who is your pick? >> before we've seen anyone gans? >> yes. >> dl hugly. >> you heard it here. >> what john boehner is saying about the cuts set to kick in march 1. >> it's really green. the team progressive plans to make sure there are no blackouts in this venue. >> and dwr a nation is welcoming dennis rodman. >> looking for a new car? from new rides to family vehicles, consumer reports is out with a list. >>> following breaking news in santa cruz, police on the scene of a double shooting there are reports one victim may abe police officer. two people were shot in a house and police say shots were fired just after 4:00 this afternoon as police were chasing someone. sky 7 is headed to the scene and remember, you can get breaking updates on twitter ask on our web site. >> in our nation's capital finger pointing continues as major cuts are set to kick in now in just days. both sides exchanged harsh words today. more now from washington, d.c.. >> with that friday deadline approaching, the finger pointing has taken a turn in washington. >> we should not have to move a third bill before the senate gets off their ass and begins to do something. >> i was raid raised in a little town with 13 brothels in it. i'm used to salty language. he should understand who is sitting on their post tearer. >> the standoff jernts on automatic budget cuts going into affect on friday unless congress comes up with a better plan. cuts passed to force congress up against a wall, drastic and massive in order to make lawmakers get serious but that didn't work. >> instead of cutting out the government spending we don't need whark the sek qeefter qeefter -- sequester does is uses a meat cheifer approach. >> the president traveled to west virginia. in the newport news region 59,000 workers would be furloughed, state wide the number would be about 90,000. >> that means there is going to be a ripple affect on thousands of other jobs. >> but the effect won't be felt immediately. any federal workers furloughed must be notified a month in advance meaning that there is a chance negotiations can be kick started in coming weeks. in anticipation the department of homeland security says it plans to release several hundred nonviolent immigrants who are currently waiting behind bars. >> u.s. senate approved chuck haigel as the next secretary of defense. they complained about his stances on iran, and israel and belief that the military is bloated. haigel will be the first vietnam veteran to lead the department of defense. >> authorities trying to figure out why a hot air balloon caught fire and exploded today, killing 19 people aboard this, happened over the ancient city of luxor. a person aboard another balloon shot this video. you can see smoke billowing out and suddenly collapsing and falls a thousand feet to the ground. now, a british tourist and egyptian pilot somehow survived, jumping from the balloon just brit crashed. a man took this photo of the balloon on the ground. >> today marks a one-year anniversary of the shooting death of trayvon martin. the unarmed 17-year-old shot and killed during a scuffle with a neighborhood watch captain named george zimmerman. candle light vigils are taking place around the country and a vigil took place in new york city. in attendance were trayvon's skpairnts actor, jamie fox. >> do you remember the new jersey woman accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth? she will not face child endimpkerment charges a grand jury chose not to indict her, who gained notoriety in this case as well as her tanned skin. she was arrested in april last year after staff members in her daughter's school noticed burn marks on her daughter's legs and they overheard the girl tell classmates she went tanning with her mom. she denied the charges. >> the 49ers are going solar at the new stadium. etc. taeking planning to find a place to put the panels. david louie is live. a green straid zwraimd for red and gold. >> well put the 49ers stadium is incorporating sollar from the start. advances in technology andy are yaitive problem solving have gone into this planning. work on the stadium is seen where fr sky 7 moving along quickly. the site lines will be great for fans. how do you power these lights? the president and ceo of sun power know autos we've got panels on enry ways. there is going to be a leading edge renewable area. >> this is an artist's covered walkway. energy energy is doing installation. the panels will be manufactured locally by flex tronics for sun power. solar system will be a showcase for silicon valley technology. >> we're engineering it and bilgd next door. the team here with manufacturing. we built the panel then we can see it put on what is going to be the world's best football stadium. >> on game days the stadium will draw 4,000 homes. silicon valley power serving the city is building a new substation nearby to make sure the stadium will have that power. the company says trance formers will prevent a blackout to stop a super bowl game in new orleans. >> there is a stand by just in case the first two have issues. there are automatic switch overs. it's well planned out. >> sun power says the panels will be more than enough energy production to offset eight home games. panels will go up later this year. >> former nba star dennis rodman and three members of the harlem globe trotters are in north korea on a basketball diplomacy mission. they were greeted in pung yang. they'll run a basketball camp for kids. >> my first time, i think it's mostly guys first time here. so hop the kids have a good time for the game. >> he's said to be a key leader of the bulls teams. the worm now handling international diplomacy. >> maybe he'll do better at that than he did on the court foo you have an underground bunker you might be heading down stairs. >> oh, boy. >> still ahead at 4:00 first impressions really do matter how a teenager willing to walk miles for a job interview ended up with a better opportunity. >> beautiful western sky looking from our camera. we've got more warm weather coming our way, peeking out this week and i'll give you details in the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> this is 680 in walnut creek. traffic is heading northbound. you can see bottled up back there but not too bad then clearing and southbound is moving nicely. stay with us. >>> sky 7 is in santa cruz. plus at the scene of a shooting. reports one victim may be a police officer two. people were shot in a house. >> shots fired just after 4:00. we understand ples were claigsing someone and we understand there is a business across the street? >> yes. across the street and next block. >> what can you tell us? did you hear the shots fired?. >> we didn't hear anything unusual. we first saw some people running. and as the car in santa cruz county, after that. we heard pops that sounded like gunshots. and i can't confirm that. i heard reports one perpetrator was shot. but i don't know that that is true. >> what have police told you? if anything? >> we get a recording to stay inside until further notice. there is a a lot of activity and a lot of people here. action and activity is out there. i think there is probably a police car perfect santa cruz county out there. they keep on coming. >> yes. so you're just staying inside now? >> there are spectators all over the place. there is a school about a quarter block up. they know one little girl going there can't cross the street because they can't get to her. it doesn't seem to be dissipating. i don't know that they're looking for someone, but it's, you know, patrol cars aren't leaving but they're still coming. >> yes. yes. thank you for the time based on the shots we have right now from sky 7 hd. we'll keep you posted on this story down in santa cruz as we continue on this newscast. >> right now another check of the accu-weather forecast. >> here is a look once again sweeping to look for clouds and moisture, sunny skies continue for a while. nationwide tomorrow, big snow storm continues to dump snow moving into new england area, most of the southeast will be dry as well as west. and the state of california mainly dry and mild. mild from chico to sacramento to fresno, warm in los angeles, palm sprik springs and san diego. maybe moisture coming in around eureka. that will be about it for any change of a dry pattern. no change here in the bay area, after another chilly start we've weel have mild afternoons, sunny skies. thin clouds around, highs of 68 in santa rosa and napa. 67 san jose. 64 here in san francisco. it's only going to get milder as weeks go on. but there is a hint of a change. maybe mid week next week. there maying rainfall. >> of course. >> coming up an 18-year-old from indiana receiving world wide attention this afternoon for his dedication to getting a job. to help out his family. >> i'm walking through the parking lot. cutting a corner to get down and he said can you tell me how far to 10th and sherman? >> art bouvier crossed path was the teenager and told the teen he better catch a bus because he had seven miles. the young man thanked him but kept walking. 15 minutes later he came across that young man, again. >> coming out saying i can't afford the bus until i get a job i'm thinking to myself here is a kid walking almost 10 miles in the ice and slushy snow for the hope of a job at minimum wage. it's a story your parents used to tell. my parents used to tell, uphill both ways in the snow. >> well, he heard enough right there offering the young man a job right on the spot. it turns out reagan has been caring for his siblings since their mother died two years ago. >> i'm lucky i met him. really lucky i met him. it's overwhelming and i didn't expect anything like this this, is -- just going to a job. >> reagan says he learned his work ethic from his dad and hopes to be able to get his own apartment close to work. >> terrific. >> yes what. a story and nice someone stepped in to make a difference. >> coming up next, new research ourt that shows an increase in breast cancer rates among younger women. >> plus, family life in the white house. first lady talks about why her husband's really going gray and living with a teenager has something to do with it connected. >> yes. >> i'm michael finney what. a good, reliable car? consumer reports names best of consumer reports names best of the best in 10 well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show 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you know? he's a little gray. people think gray is from his job. it's from his children. we'll see how that goes. >> malia is a high school freshman turning 15 in july. sasha turns 12 in june. difference is that they've got 10 secret service agents around them when going on parties and dates. i don't know that there is that much to worry about. >> spoken like a father two of beautiful teen-aged daughters. >> a proposal to improve night life in san francisco. >> here, they offer live latin jazz and saltsa. but there is something else they'd like to add to the entertainment menu. the new proposals they're studying very closely. >> coming up shocking circumstances when it's legal to rape someone else's girlfriend. it's the law in california for now. >> tech >>> san francisco night life is an economic engine for the city. >> a super advisor introduced a measure to spice things up with djs. >> well, larry a recent study commissioned by scott weiner found that night life contributed more than $4 billion in consumer spending. now, he's proposing another measure he thinks will help spots like the ramp add more to that vibrancey. the ramp is a san francisco institution. just south of the giants ballpark. the restaurant dishes up good food, and on the weekend, live music. now, the owner hopes to bring in a dj. >> will be more affordable for us and give us more opportunities to diversify. >> supervisor scott weiner introduced legislation putting djs in the mix whit comes to live music permits. >> if you have an art gallery or a cafe or a restaurant you wnt to have a dj, have you to get the same permit a nightclub has to get. it's expensive and lengthy process he says his proposal would make it cheaper to get a permit allowing djs to perform until 10:00 p.m. >> sant raggo owns this restaurant. >> these are ambassadors are music. they really make a quick contribute togs a space, a restaurant or a bar. >> legislation will create a new permit making it easier for neighborhood groups and merchants to offer ongoing life music in plazas, giving authority to crack down. >> it's someone you know, does something we don't approve of we have citation abilities and we have suspension ability. and... you know within those we can revoke. >> she says her entertainment commissioners want to take a look before giving a thumbs up and they'll get a chance with hearings in the coming weeks. >> thanks for joining us at 4:00. >> abc 7 news at being 5:00 continue autos breaking news where there has been a gun battle with police and a manhunt is underway. sky 7 is live over the scene. we'll have the latest on this. >> a known calm kaul family and friends of a couple had been hoping for. you'll hear where they ended up during travels. >> a new banl star and what students shoulding learning at school. >> live from the roof of the kgotv broadcast center a warmer pattern setting up. wait until you can see temperatures coming up. >> sky 7 hd slif on the scene of santa cruz. citywide manhunt is underway for several people involved in at least two shootings we believe one maybe two people shot are police officers. >> sky 7 is over the first shooting here, two people were shot in a house on north businesses m the area are on lock down. you can see the police presence involved in the search for the gunman. dozens of police officers have guns drawn. >> there is a second shooting scene. on doyle street, one gunman apparently shot someone else. we have robert dean on the line. we believe is a witness to what happened. are you there? >> can you tell us what happened? what you saw and heard? >> we're sitting in the living room. we heard gunfire. then, shortly after the street got surrounded by cops and ambulances. and fire trucks. and... they've blocked -- locked down ever since. a punch of cops surrounded someone around the area. there is a about 50-100 rounds is what i'm guessing. and... right now the street is locked down. and cops are looking for another suspect there i guess. behind us, that is not all i can tell you really. it's still going on. >> robert... robert, i want to resident rupt you. are you in danger? are bullets where you're live something. >> no. no. we're a good 100 yards from where this is going on. you know? there is a house across the street from us and a free school and another house. i believe where this is going down is two houses over and back. >> okay. okay. >> thank you very much. reporting from the scene a witness to what happened. he's in the neighborhood. there is a lock down under way. as you look live one perhaps two police officers may be involved in terms of being shot. the mayor and others had to rush out when hearing what happened. >> we have a reporter on
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the ramp southbound 13 to eastbound 580, one lane is blocked with a stalled s.u.v. there. kristen and eric? >> 6:01, storm watch coverage continues with abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield. amy? >> good morning, we are getting a shower here in petaluma and we are on highway 116. check out the wet road. you need the windshield wipers. the dry spell is over, after the 5th driest january on record. we have rain, though. we have had showers on-and-off this morning and they have been light. we have not had the wind. that is yet to come. it is pleasant right now. not too windy or cold but colder than our warm, higher-than-normal temperatures we had over the weekend. you will want to bundle up and grab an umbrella and turn on the windshield wipers that are not part of the routine because it has been so long. we will be out here monitoring the conditions so check back with us and we will let you know how it is looking. right now in petaluma a light shower is falling. >> stay with abc7 for continuing storm wax coverage and a reminder you can track the storm online with the live doppler 7 hd with abc7news.com. >> family near danville finds out if they can move back if their home as being crushed by a massive oak tree. the 80' oak fell on the house in an exclusive community crushing the roof. a work crew will bring in a larger crane than they had yesterday to remove the tree. the home was red tagged until engineers can determine the stability. the weather is not blamed for the tree falling because the roots were diseased. >> san francisco mayor lee is going to announce a $1 billion project that has both beer lovers and the san francisco giants saying "cheers." cornell bernard joins us live from bi48 to tell us about it. >> lots of new jobs, too, the project is big. if you like beer brewed in san francisco, check this out, pier 48, sitting right across from at&t park and it will be home to the anchor brewing company second brewery in san francisco. a production facility will have big brew pub restaurant, a museum, all inside the 212,000 square feet building the first big tenant for the $1 billion mission rock re-development project. it is calling for retail businesses, restaurants, parks, 1,000 rental housing units and 7,000 new jobs. anchor is excited to be part of the project and the addition to the portrero hill facility will quadruple their output from 120,000 to 600,000 barrels of beer a year. a news conference is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. and we will learn details. >> thank you at 6:05. the battery on the boeing 787 dreamliner jet forced to land in japan is showing swelling. the flight made the emergency landing last month after the main battery failed. now, the transport safety board says two of the eight cells show bumps. officials are not sure if the bumps are irregularity but the airlines is the same one that launched boeing 787 dreamliner from mineta san jose international airport to tokyo which remains grounded for now. >> the connecticut state police department is denying a report detailing a possible motive for the sandy hook elementary school tragedy in december. the newspaper is reporting that adam may have been inspired by the norwegian mass murderer who killed 77 people two years ago saying he wanted to match or exceed the death toll amassed by the man who detonate add bomb in oslo and then opened fire at a youth camp. sources are not saying how they learned of the possible inspiration. the connecticut state police department is strongly dismissing the new report and a spokesman says no motive for the sandy hook elementary school tragedy has been determined. he is causing the story "speculation and hideous." >> imagine not one but two sets of identical twins. ahead, meet the mom defying the odds. >> coming up first, going after google, a new set for microsoft outlook trying to take a bite out of gmail. >> live doppler 7 hd working west to east at half moon bay, 92 a beautiful highway one right there getting wet with light showers. it crosses over to california drive and bayshore highway and it is dry at sfo but you will have another rain. the rain is in the middle of the bay headed to san leandro boulevard and alameda and mcarthur boulevard. st. mary's is getting wet spilled to walnut creek headed toward concord. the big picture shows we have more storms to the north, the more organized and heavier activity that will move in from about 8:00 through 1:00 o'clock from north to south. scattered thunderstorms are possible with rain and hail and lightning also today. >> back to the san mateo bridge, reports of a stall blocking a lane on the high-rise and it is not really affecting us, but a little bit of slow traffic on the highway rise section but traffic is moving nicely on the flat section and hopefully that will be cleared nicely with rain with wet roads on the san mateo bridge. hayward northbound 880 from the east bay from san mateo you find an accident northbound 880 blocking the right lane and southbound 680 a stalled big rig and a stall on the rank southbound 13 to eastbound a 80. kristen and eric? >> today, microsoft officially releases the web based outlook e-mail service after six month preview and is open to the public and microsoft is spending $30 million to market it hoping to lure users away from gmail. 60 million users are outing outlook.com and you can send large files, address books that update and fewer ads and option to connect to social sites. >> michelle obama and a mid-life crisis and what she is saying how she is handling it. but, first, a texas couple wanted to give their young son a brother or sister but they got four. four. whatall right that's a fifth-flr problem... ok. not in my house! ha ha ha! ha ha ha! no no no! not today! ha ha ha! ha ha ha! jimmy how happy are folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico? happier than dikembe mutumbo blocking a shot. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >> santa clara, san francisco, east bay, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> live doppler 7 hd, are you ready for the wet weather? it has been a while since we had to deal with it. it is here in the storm of "scout" showers. the more organized wet weather is getting itself established to our north as we talked about. by 7:00, that will move into the north bay. ahead of that, it is mild in the mid-to-upper 40's and 51 right now in oak. we will have light showers through 7:00 and the heaviest showers from 7:00 to 1:00 o'clock and scattered showers in the afternoon and most of the showers this evening are over the ocean. >> a texas couple preparing for a new baby. four new babies. the 38-year-old gave birth to two sets of identical twins on the same day with no federal tell -- with no fertility drugs. they were in two separate placentas delivered on valentine's day by c-section. the odds of this happening are one in 70 million. mom and dad say they just wanted to give their son a little sister. they gave him four brothers and the babies are all doing well. >> still have to try for the sister. >> first lady is revealing the reason behind the fabulous new hairdo and the bangs saying it was a mid-life crisis. she debuted the new bangs and in an interview with a talk show host she got them because she cannot get a sports car and is not allowed to bungee jumps and celebrated her 49th history. >> why can't she get a sports car? >> okay, a reminder that the oscars are a few days away and abc7 is the only place to the watch the oscars with live coverage at 2:00 p.m. and you can countdown to the big night with our official oscar app and the back stage pass gives you best access and a dozen cameras streaming video behind-the-scenes and from the red carpet and the oscars experience by downloading the app available for iphone, ipad, droid, and kindle fire. >> carmakers were probably wishing and hoping she would get a sports car set off a trend 9 way she did with her bangs. >> the secret service agent would have to chase after her or right in the back. >> sports car with handles on it. that would be great. >> we can use a four-wheel drive in state of the union he. >> you need it up there. the snow is there, it is getting heavy and 1.5' of powder for everyone. it will be there but the best chance of heavy snow is today. here is radar to the north the organized area of wet weather along the cold front and that is where the heavy rain is, we have light rain moving through from walnut creek through hayward and san leandro across the san mateo bridge and back toward half moon bay this morning. so, that will keep sinking south and eastward, do not be surprised to get a few light sprinkles and the rain now is passing the bay bridge and at the toll plaza it is quieter weather-wise with a lot of traffic there. temperatures running santa rosa, napa, fairfield, concord, and gilroy, all in the throw mid-40's. now, what will happen today. we have the scout showers this morning, but, more organized showers are developing as we speak and they will bring rain for three to four hours with hail from the showers that develop later this afternoon and the thunderstorms. but it will get lower today starting at 8:00 in the north bay and exit the south bay at 5:00, and 1" down to 2,000 feet and 5" of snow on mount hamilton and when the storm pass as slow warming trend headed into the weekend. the cold front shows how quickly it is coming down with the moisture lining up along it and most of it is going to be with the northern tail into the system or the northern head of the system will head to the sierra so they will get so much snow. we are on the tail end so we are going to get .25 to .5" of rain. the models are picking up pooling along the cold front, and light-to-moderate steady rain and 9:00 or 10:00 in the north bay moving into the heart of the bay and by noon the steady moderate rain is in the south bay and by 1:00 o'clock or 2:00 it is out but you can see the snow on hamilton, snow in the north bay, also, as we head into the afternoon showers and evening showers staying mainly over the ocean and one or two could stray inland and we could have the small hail. tomorrow morning, frost inland, and upper 20's to mid-30's and mid-30's to low 40's for the bay and the coast, and we will start warming with sunny sky and 60's are back in the forecast thursday away from the coast and in the mid-50's better part of the forecast. sue? >> walnut creek has an accident south 680 with brake lights before north main before the 24 split. traffic is picking up so it is right around the curve blocking the right lane bumper to bumper out of the concord area southbound. metering lights on the at bay bridge with traffic here backing to the overcrossing and sluggish on the upper deck and an accident in hayward north 880 blocking the right lane of traffic. >> blade runner returns to court. ahead, the overnight outburst from oscar pistorius as the family of the late girlfriend meets to stay goodbye. >> coffee cup savings on the morning cup of joe. living with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis means living with pain. it could also mean living with joint damage. humira, adalimumab, can help treat more than just the pain. for many adults, humira is clinically proven to help relieve pain and stop further joint damage. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, ctions, and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor should test you for tb. ask your doctor if you live in or have been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. tell your doctor if you have had tb, hepatitis b, are prone to infections or have symptoms such as fever, fatigue, cough, or sores. you should not start humira if you have any kind of infection. ask your rheumatologist about humira, to help relieve your pain and stop further joint damage. >> it is tuesday. live doppler 7 hd shows petaluma, to the north of town there is light-to-moderate rain and headed into the higher elevations as you try to get over to the next valley. the mountain snow and coastal rains are developing and the snow is developing at tahoe and that will slide south toward tahoe and the first wave of rain moves through. here is the upper low that. could behind it and brings us showers in the evening. headed to tahoe it is 32 and sack plane to and fresno is wet with low 50's and upper 50's in los angeles and san diego. >> if you are brewing a cup of coffee you could be using one of the single serve coffee makers and they are convenient but the costs for those...it adds up. >> consumer reports is partnered with 7 on your side to test out alternates that can save you money. >> good morning. it is no surprise single serve coffee makers are growing in popularity, they are convenient. however, the cost the little disposable pods are pricey. the average owner uses more than 1,000 cup as year and consumer reports checked out alternates to the traditional cups. >> single seven coffee makers are quick. fast. convenient. but the cost of the pods adds up. >> alternatives to the traditional pod promise to reduce costs. consumer reports checked out three that let you use your own coffee. >> compare with how much it would cost to brew a cup of coffee a day for a year and with pods it is $220 to $275. >> in addition to costs, testers looked at convenience, time, and taste. first up, one that claims to be a fraction, $14 buys a pack of 50 disposable cups and lids. >> it is less at $185 a year. >> but they are hard to close and brow time was longer than the traditional pod. >> next, the reusable easy cup for $13 plus $8 more for filters, and the average user spends $135 a year. the easy cup wasn't much easier to use than the simple cup. how did 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are tracking a storm this morning. next well show you what the concerns like outside. can you see flashing emergency lights on the right side of the screen southbound 680 and correct crack just before the 24 split that is an accident in lane number four and traffic now is backing toward pleasant hill. we will follow this and the rest of your morning commute with the rain after >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning. at 6:29. on tuesday morning we have rain in the bay area. we have clouds in the sky. a gorgeous shot here. when you are driving you may not find it so pretty with delays and wet roads that can be slicker and more addition. >> the clouds and rain go together, don't they, mike? >> once in a while you get some rain without the clouds but that can actually happen the clouds dissipates before the rain reaches the ground we let's talk danville and san ramon and you can see around castro valley, hayward, headed to san leandro, 680 and 580 all have slickness same as 92 with light rain and across the san mateo bridge headed to redwood shores parkway and down to redwood city, it is wet, coming in from the west and moving east. fremont, union city, mountain view, palo alto, sunnyvale, san jose, all of you are going to get a little bit of light rain the next, say, half hour to 45 minutes. there is more to the north. it is getting organized as we speak the what we will have are the heaviest showers from morning to early afternoon and less showers headed through the afternoon but that will bring lightning and hail and the showers taper to the evening with highs only in the upper 40s the to low 50's. >> we have an accident at walnut creek on the shoulder but the 24 split so traffic is getting by beyond here but the abc7 app shows the backup is all the way into pleasant hill and toward monument and the 242 split, so it is bumper to bumper due to this accident in walnut creek and we will take another look at the bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are on and sky is lighting up here and we have traffic now backed to the macarthur maze and sluggish on the upper deck. kristen and eric? >> our storm watch coverage continues with abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield monitoring conditions in the north bay. >> we just had a shower pass through here. look at this video we shot moments ago, it was a light shower in petaluma on highway 116 but enough to force people to turn on the windshield wipers and realize that wet weather is back. our dry spell is over. forecasters are saying the system will not have the moisture we need. it is a start. it is something. it is something to break up the routine. we are used to not having rain, with such a dry january and, so far, february. do not forget your umbrella. in petaluma we have a break. as we understand, as mike explained, more is to come and more getting organized and it should be stronger the next round, so, little showers here and there this morning, sounds like it is about to get stronger something to have on the radar this morning. >> skiers and snow boarders who spent president's day holiday weekend in the mountains cruised along on the 12' of snow that fell in december freshened by layers of man made snow and conditioned were "firm" without a significant amount of snow. in the high sierra they should get a foot to 1.5' of snow this week on the mount days during the "ski week" break. we will have continuing storm watch coverage and you can track the storm online with live doppler 7 hd at abc7news.com. >> blaze runner, oscar pistorius, returned to south africa courtroom in what was an emotional ordeal as our reporter tells us live from the newsroom, oscar pistorius broke down in tears when the late girlfriend's name was mentioned. katie? >> he was sobbing so uncontrollably at times that the judge actually had to stop the hearing several times and order oscar pistorius to compose himself. oscar pistorius was being comforted by his brother and his attorney. that attorney laid out their defense by reading a statement from oscar pistorius saying he shot reeva steenkamp by mistake, thinking she was a robber and full vulnerable because he did not have on his prosthetic leg. when he realized his mistake he put on the legs and breakdown the door and says he carried reeva steenkamp downstairs and she died in his arms. the prosecution is calling the sight premeditated murder saying he first put on his leg, walked more than 20' to the bathroom and opened fire. the funeral took place this morning in her hometown of port elizabeth. >> the family coming together and one person who would be the strongest held us together, unfortunately, is not here anymore, and that is my sister. >> this is a picture of the couple taken on february 7, a week before the valentine's day kill asking we are learning oscar pistorius allied for six gun licenses last month. the hearing is over today and the prosecution asked for postponement and the judge said proceedings will resume tomorrow morning. >> students at uc santa santa cruz are warned of a rape that occurred over the weekend in the middle of campus. flyers are going up around campus with students receiving text warning from the campus police after a 21-year-old woman was beaten and raped in birthday daylight on sunday afternoon. >> what makes this feel different is that it happened in the middle of the day. it involved the victim not knowing the assailant. >> another violent attack occurred off campus last monday. a senior was problemmed and shot while waiting at a bus stop on natural bridges drive. >> cal basketball coach will hold the news conference today but there is nothing "regular". >> boat it with the hot topic likely this, his shoving of a player at the game against usc. now state senator leland yee is calling for his suspension and the pac 12 has reprimand him. the senator is calling on the university to suspend him for at least one game. >> iowa's governor is coming to california today in an effort to lure companies to relocate to the heart land and says he will meet with businesses that have a presence in iowa and those he would like to attract. he will not name which companies he is actively courting. governor brown was critical of a similar move by texas governor perry who reportedly did not make much headway in trying to lure companies away. >> we are a day appear from robin roberts' return to "good morning america" and we will chat with her colleagues. >> coming up, first, back behind bars, the violation landing "hummer mom" would went to jail for having sex with underage boys, what is causing her to be behind bars again? >> a live look outside our camera showing the embarcardero and you can seat rain has started in parts of the bay area with light rain to begin. >> we are back. this is the san mateo bridge. we have a light shower falling right now along with the umbrella, dress for temperatures in the mid-40's to 51 degrees in oakland. here is a look at live doppler 7 hd right there right across the san mateo bridge we are showing that light rain. whether you are starting over around hayward or headed over to san mateo you will find light rain headed through castro valley light rain, and san ramon light rain, the more organized wet weather is to the north and you can see yellows which is light-to-moderate rain staying to the north for the next hour, and it starts to slide south. we will have our heaviest shower from 7:00 with scattered showers this afternoon and over the ocean by this evening. >> back to walnut creek, southbound 680, before the 24 split, an accident right here on the shoulder as you can see traffic picks up there but brake lights back to pleasant hills and we will look at the abc7 app a complete stand still with a lot of activity and traffic is backed to 242. as mike said, back to the san mateo bridge, rain here and bumper to bumper track along this band you are slowing toward foster city. eric? >> a livermore mother who served time in prison for having sex with underage boys is back in jail. the 44-year-old christine hubbs was sentenced to prison for the sexual encounters in her hummer, and was arrested for paw troll violation. authorities have not said what she did to get arrested or when she got out of prison the she is held in jail with no bail. >> president obama is an hour away from addressing the nation. we will preview what he is expected to say. >> and on wall street, a look at big board showing the about is up five and a fraction and we will go to jane king with the latest financial news. first, robin roberts is returning to the "good morning america" anchor desk after five months' absence. tomorrow is the big day. >> santa rosa, berkeley, san jose, and all the bay area. this is abc7 news. time for live doppler 7 hd with scattered light showers moving through the bay sinking south of the san mateo bridge and headed to dumbarton and more showers developing along the cold front to the north in mendocino county ready to move in to the north bay. you can see there is a lot of snow with the system, a cold system and a lot of shower active along the coast and over the ocean and the snow already is developing in tahoe. if you can get there the next couple of hours, get there quickly because the snow will get heavier, a foot to a foot and a half of snow in the sierra with rain moving from north to south across the entire state with 40's along the coast, throw mid-50's in the central valley, and upper 50's around southern cal. >> happening in an hour at 7:45 president obama will hold a white house event to call on congress to avert automatic budget cuts taking affect in ten days. the $85 billion in across-the-board cuts takes place march 1 unless congress acts resulting in the furlough of federal workers by april and state and local governments could loose funding. the president is pushing for a blend of spending cuts and new taxes but republicans are arguing against new taxes. our news anchor is traveling to washington, dc, this morning, to interview president obama at a white house and will be the only bay area reporter allowed this access. the exclusive reports live from washington, dc beginning today at 5:00 and he will tweet from washington, dc, as well. >> we have been telling you about the rise in gas prices but no one seems to know exactly why. >> hotmail is no more. bloomberg at the new york stock exchange with that and more. what is the outlook? >> people will be interested if that, but, first, gatt prices in the san francisco area, aaa says the average price of a gallon of gas was $4.14 cent for regular, jumping 46 cents from a month ago compared to 42 cent jump nationwide and analysts say it is because of rising oil prices and they are higher but no one is sure exactly why. the main reason is that there is big demand overseas for crude oil in china. there is blame of refinery ship down but we have not hit the spring driving season when the prices go up. >> two office giants talk about a merger, office depot and office max would create a single office supply retailtory compete with staples. another problem is amazon is luring shoppers away with low prices and free shipping. the markets show slightly higher across the space -- board. hotmail is no more, replacing all the accounts by summer so they will move from business customers to the general public and the new outlook will have cloud capability. sow think this will be the hotmail account rerouted could outlook you can keep the hotmail account and use it but you can see it to create health people outlook addresses, as well. finally, google looking to go head to head with apple building stand alone retail and has the first one open for the holidays with company looking to get potential customers the hand's on experience like apple and microsoft. >> jane, thank you at 6:47. now getting our hands on information you can use regarding the rain. >> you may be gripping snow and maybe an umbrella depending where you are. we will show you what is going on starting with live doppler 7 hd you can see south of san mateo bridge and headed to dumbarton, updated our light rain headed over toward the east bay, and we will look at the san mateo bridge and you can see there are drops on the lens and you can see residual moisture lingering on the bridge this morning. temperatures are mild at 51 in oakland for a warm spot and santa cruz on the low end at 42 and san francisco san jose and novato and livermore around 45 to 48. bigger picture is showing to the south, ever so slowly but falling apart so light rain is possible but we are looking at 280 in san jose to the south bay at 17 crossing over and it is dry right now but you could in 15 minutes get a sprinkle. temperatures from santa rosa and napa and fairfield and concord and los gatos and gilroy in the low do mid-50's. now, what will happen with the system. we are going to have showers. they are developing and the scout showers i just showed you with more showers along the cold front and that is the steady rain moving into the north bay the next hour. when we get beyond that we have thunderstorms possible with hail and snow levels dropping to 2,000 feet and an inch possible and 5" possible at mounts hamilton. the snow starts in an hour and exits the south bay right during the beginning of the evening commute at 5:00. we will have record warmth, not record, but warmer temperatures for the weekend. fast-moving system so we will see about three to four hours of steady rain when it develops. on the back side we will have forecast tonight inland, and that is how much colder it will get. at 7:00, you can see in mendocino county, the organized steady light-to-moderate rain. yellows are developing in the north bay by 10:00, and that is moderate rain and that will move through the heart of the bay from 10:00 for noon and it will enter the south bay and exits the south bay around 2:00 to 3:00 and scatters shows are possible throughout the afternoon and evening hours and overnight our best chance of showers are near the coast and one or two could stray inland and the afternoon and evening and overnight showers will be more likely to have lightning and thunder. tomorrow we wake up to upper 20 to mid-30's inland and mid-30's to low 40's around the bay but you do not need the umbrella and 60's are back away from the coast starting thursday and through the drive forecast. >> back to walnut creek we have a problem southbound 680 before the 24 split to the right shoulder with an accident and track is bumper to bumper and on 242 almost to highway four. and west 4 to eastbound 80 an accident blocking the transition ramp and overturn in south san francisco at daly city and northbound 280 blocking a lane of traffic. kristen and eric? >> 6:51. we are a day away from the return of robin roberts to "good morning america" and we are joined with a preview. you have to be tickled pink. >> we are. it is going to an big day. we have been building up for it. we are both completely energized. we are ready. she looks fantastic and she has energy and that is the best part of it all. tomorrow morning, we will have a normal show because robin wants it to be normal and we keep trying to explain there is nothing normal about tomorrow. we been baiting for this moment and we will try to adhere to her wishes but we will be sightly happy and maybe crying. >> there will be stuff coming in, people are going -- we heard from a lot of celebrities with want to say welcome back but the stories from people in america and the number of stories from people of america so we get in as many of those tomorrow as we can to let america have their welcome back with robin. >> that is what she wants, to hearer message as she has done and inspired so many people to talk about their own problems and so many people can relate they are going through something similar or someone in their family is dealing with cancer and i believe it is fair to say that is something that robin has been so touched throughout the experience the outpouring from people across the country. we will get into that. >> she has been such a big inspiration to all the viewers, what about robin, to you, the heart and solve "good morning america" and what does she mean to you and what do you miss most? you have 20 seconds to answer that one. >> i have missed the every day robin because you want to give people a little time to heal but i miss the every day robin and i can't wait to have her in here and have hour just back to full strength and roaring. >> across the desk looking at her will be an absolute joy and we cannot wait. it will be big. >> do not miss the wide shop because all eyes are on problem lynn in this chair tomorrow morning on "good morning america" and i hope, hope, hope you will join us. >> we will be this from 3,000 miles away. >> bay area is "team robin." five things to know before you go just ahead. 3 days of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >> as we get ready to happened things off to "good morning america" here are five things to know before you go. number one, we are getting much needed rain in the bay area. a cold storm from the gulf of alaska is moving into northern california. experts say expect wet streets for the morning commute. >> two, santa cruz police are putting up sketches of a man who rape add 20-year-old woman in broad daylight on campus in a trail on campus. they hope someone will see the sketch and identify the man before he strikes again. >> three, cal basketball coach will hold a scheduled news conference two daze after he shoved a star basketball player during the victory on sunday. senator leland yee is trying to call the university to suspend the coach for a game. >> four, a courtroom confession this morning from limp -- olympic star who says he shot reeva steenkamp to death by mistake thing she was a robber and felt vulnerable because he did not have on the process net ig legs. >> the city of san francisco and the giants are will unveil plans for a major development project south of at&t park at pier 48. the chronicle reports the san francisco-based anchor browing plans to build a restaurant and museum there. >> final check on accweather forecast and where the rain is now. mike? >> live doppler 7 hd shows initial "scout" shower activity is sliding to the south bay and falling apart and to the north you can see light-to-moderate rain, wide-spread rain that will move through the bay from 7:00 to 1:00 o'clock north to south. for our storm we will have showers and rain and small hail today and quarter to half an inch and snow level down to 2,000 feet. >> at the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic is moving, and 680, things are jammed and backed to highway four and appear overturn in south san francisco northbound 280, another dangerous spot. >> thank you for joining us for the morning news which continues in 25 minutes with news, weather and traffic. captioned by >>> good morning, america. breaking right now. olympic hero oscar pistorius weeps. as a judge rules he'll be charged with the premeditated murder of his model girlfriend. lawyers saying he put on his legs and walked 21 feet to shoot her through the bathroom door. her funeral taking place today. >>> brazen robbery raid. one of the biggest diamond heists of all time pulled off on the dark airport tarmac. eight masked men cutting through a security fence. ambushing a plane. stealing millions in gems. >>> also breaking, alec baldwin now under fire for his latest rant against photographers. this time accused of using a racial slur. abc news learning right now the new york police department is investigating the tirade as a hate crime. >>> and brand new pictures at this hour. princess kate stepping out in her first public appearance since december, revealing her baby bump and ready to get back to being a very public royal. >>> and good morning, america. we are in final countdown mode right now. there it is, one day. until robin is right back here at this anchor desk. just 24 hours. we're going to hear a little bit from her this morning about how she's feeling. fair to say, a little bit nervous. >> yeah, yeah, indeed. >> we're very excited about her coming
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neighborhood. this is happening right now with officials shutting down the mason street cage car for the morning as a precaution and sue mentioned muni is running a bus in the area. a 12" water main burst and has been turned off. you can see the result. this is the scene right now, and it looks dry and crews are trying to determine if residents will be affected and they will have to dig up the street and they have been trying to do that to fix the 12" water main. abc7 news reporter will have a live report from the scene in 30 minutes. authorities are searching in the rubble of a massive explosion and fire? kansas city. several people are missing after a dinner blast in an entertainment district flattening a restaurant. 14 were hurt, several critically. we will have an update in 30 minutes. >> golden gate bridge officials will launch a new campaign to make sure commuters know that toll takers are eliminated. it will happen weeks from now. cornell bernard joins us live with what you need to know to be ready for the change. cornell? >> the countdown is on. in a month toll takers will be gone and all electronic tolling will be here at the golden gate bridge and starting this morning, the bridge will kickoff a series of public awareness campaigns to answer questions and clear up confusion aimed at 30 james of drivers who still pay tolls with cash. there will be hand outs and signs and information online explaining how to pay the tolls. there are three options. sign up for fast track account and get $1 discount on each toll. pay by plate, register the license plate with a bridge using a credit card and pay as you go or make a one time payment online. payment locations are set up at some gas stations across san francisco for tourists but if those do not work for you can do nothing, go through the toll plaza, get an invoice in the mail, you have 20 days to pay that. all electronic tolls comes to the golden gate bridge by the end of march. >> new this morning, president obama's popularity among california is above 60 percent for the first time since 2009. the numbers are from a poll showing 62 percent of registered voters approve of president obama's job performance up from 58 percent in september and a remainder, abc7 news anchor dan ashley is in washington, dc, preparing right now for the exclusive interview with president obama and will be the only bay area journalist to interview the president today at the white house with reports from washington, continuing tonight from abc7 news. you can follow him on twitter. >> the san mateo sheriff is trying to figure out whose remains were found if a remote area of the county. hikers made the discovery at the preserve on monday. the human bones were found two miles west of skyline boulevard, 100' off a trail. some articles of clothing found suggest the person was male. details on a body owned in a water tank on the roof of a los angeles hotel. a hotel maintenance worker found the body yesterday morning while looking into complaints of poor water pressure. los angeles police now say the body is that of a 21-year-old canadian woman who disappeared last month. she was in contact with her family each day until she vanished. she reportedly had plans to travel to santa cruz. investigators now plan on determining whether this incident is foul play or "some kind of strange accident." in antioch the family of an 8-year-old filed a claim accusing the third grade teacher of duct taping his mouth shot and another teacher of plays a chair offer him and sitting on it. the boy has learning disabilities and attended antioch chad my -- charter two and another student was duct taped, as well, seeking $10,000 in damages and claims fur school emmyees witnessed incident in november and failed to notify authorities as required. >> some businesses and homeowners are cleaning up the damage left by a tornado two hours north of sacramento. authorities say it touched the ground in a few spots but was light as tornadoes go with wins up to 70 miles per hour. there were a few reports of damage but no injuries. >> it happened two hours ago, robin problems returned to the "good morning america" anchor desk and well show you the moment five months in the making. >> but, first, this is super-sized storage issue, too many dreamliner jets and so place to store them. >> we are back. coming up on 6:10. the big story this morning is how much cooler it is than yesterday morning. 13 degrees cooler in hayward and concord and six in napa and 12 in livermore and six in san jose and five at sfo. we have temperatures in san francisco and oakland at 42 and 35 in san jose, and near freezing if not sub-freezing inland neighborhoods and headed into the afternoon, check out these temperatures, in the mid-50's along the coast and upper 50's to near 60 with mostly sunny sky. sue? >> we have an update on the accident in san jose, c.h.p. giving a new location northbound 280 the on-ramp to southbound 87, left lane is blocked, injuries involved and they requested two flatbed tow trucks, so both cars injured enough they cannot drive out. it could take time. the alternate is 101 or highway 85 to 17. another injury accident in oakland north 880 blocking the detroit lane and the toll plaza metering lights have just been turned on. kristen and eric? >> boeing is facing a new problem related to the grounding of the boeing 787 dreamliner, running out of packing. boeing is rolling new boeing 787 dreamliner off the production line while the investigation into battery problems continues. as a result, boeing is senate delivering the new jets to airlines so dream linears are parked in washington at a facility. sources say space is running out and some jets could now be headed if storage in southern california and arizona. >> too hot to handle? what putting the safety of hand sanitizers into question. >> but, first, this photo tells the story, robin roberts runs to "good morning america" and we will show you the >> fremont, palo alto, north bay, all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> look at these temperatures in saratoga and palo alto, 33 degrees. frost is forming. 31 in pleasanton, and 28 in american canyon and 32 in petaluma and upper 30's to low 40's for the rest of the bay area. by lunch, low-to-mid 50's. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50's this afternoon. tomorrow and friday a warming trend and in the throw mid-60's away from the coast and in the 50's and a small chance of a shower on saturday. i am sorry i put it in there. eric? >> new this morning, we are not sorry to hear abc7's robin problems is become at "good morning america" five months after undergoing a bone marrow transplant. now, live to times square in new york city with the joyful return five months in the making. >> the celebration has already started here in times square and here is a look for you. >> it is robin the i have been waiting 174 days to say this good morning, america. >> faith, family and friends brought me to this moment and i am so full of gratitude. >> long-awaited moment since the "good morning america" anchor shared her diagnosis on air in june. >> it is something that is called mds, myloplastic sin-- syndrome. >> she took medical leave in august to undergo a bone marrow transplant. >> my big sister is voterally -- virtually perfect match and she will be my donor. >> doctors say the disease was likely brought on by chemo for breast cancer in 2007. >> i have no regret. no regret whatever. that treatment saved my life. living with no regrets unusualing thousands to register as bone marrow donors spreading the message. >> my mom said make your life your message. >> inspiring so many including the "good morning america" family. >> she taught us not to live in fear and dealt with the ultimate fear with such grates and -- such grace and strength. >> strong, healthy robin roberts back in the anchor chair, back where she belongs. >> a lot of smiles and cheers and excitement. wait until you hear the celebrity messages. >> what is robin doing right now? >> they brought in a huge amazing cake for her so she is getting ared to cut the cake and she is spending quality time with her abc family, she says she has missed them all so much. >> thank you from times square. you and catch the return on "good morning america" at 7:00 a.m. right after the abc7 morning news. >> friends, family and faith. she has inspired so many. dawn of a new day. >> it is now 6:17. we are waiting for when it will warm up. >> mike? >> here is a look at live doppler 7 hd, put the umbrellas away. grab the heavy coats and the sunglasses. you will need those. we have dry clear scion live doppler 7 hd. the lights have stopped suddenly. they are going with a straight pat end, it is getting too bright but they are fantastic. now, at look at temperatures, we are still in the low-to-mid 40's around san francisco and oakland and novato at 39 and santa cruz and livermore around 33 and this is from mount tamalpais this morning, breezy on top with snow on mount tamalpais yesterday and temperature right now is 30 and napa is 28 and we are flirting with profit and fairfield and concord and los gatos around 32 to 34 and through today it will be mostly sunny. a few clouds will develop this afternoon. a little bit of moisture in the ground that will create the clouds. it will be milder today from 8 to 13 degrees warmer. clear and forecast tonight and a slow warming trend starts today and you will notice it more tomorrow and friday. the low is to the south and the grapevine is open and to the sierra you can see the high pressure coming in, the same high pressure that will bring us sunshine and colder than average temperatures this afternoon. we will top out around 60 at san jose and everyone else in the santa clara valley in the upper 50's with 60 at redwood city and 55 at millbrae and everyone else in the upper 50's and headed north we have temperatures mostly around 60 to 61. east bay sure, san leandro 60, and everyone else in the upper 50's and veteran in san ramon for the cool spot, and frost tonight again inland, and upper 30's to low 40's around the bay shore and to the coast. the seven-day outlook is a couple of degrees warmer tomorrow and friday and a slight chance of a stray shower on saturday, don't change your plans and more sunshine and warmer weather for sunday, monday, and tuesday. >> injury accident in oak, northbound 880, and an exclusive traffic app, the accident right here major accident reported and very heavy traffic now backing up you did see, it is very heavy there, backing up toward foothill to fruitvale and you can download this free app to navigate the commute at apple app and google play. san jose the early accident is cleared out of the lanes to the shoulder so traffic is getting by with little delay. here is 280, beyond 17 overcrossing, light conditions through san jose, and a pretty skylightening up there, as well. >> now 6:20. a major announcement 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low cost investments. e-trade. less for us. more for you. >> it is dry. in walnut creek it is dry. clear sky this morning. the big story is check out how much warmer compared to yesterday with record cold highs yesterday. not today, eight degree warmer in fremont and oakland, san jose and concord and santa rosa, ten to 13 degrees warmer. to southern california, that is where the high mountain snow is in the veal but it will taper and 63 in los angeles and clouds over tahoe and 39 degrees. safe travels. >> this is alarming because people are using hand sanitizers during the flu season. authorities in oregon are trying to figure how a girl caught fire after using hand sanitizer. the 11-year-old girl is involving from third-degree burns. she was in portland hospital when it happened painting in her room. moments later she ran into the hallway screaming with her t-shirt on fire. the girl is a cancer survivor and was in the hospital for an unrelated injury. doctors say they are waiting for the fire marshal to finish the investigation but static electricity from her hospital bed sheet could have been the trigger. >> we are nine hours away from a highly anticipated announcement from sony expected to unveil new play station 4 gaming console this afternoon that will be a hot holiday item. six years have passed since they launched play station three, and analysts say this will have to focus on mobile and social networking. they will announce at 3:00 our time. >> remember gray poupon mustard, remember that? >> do you have any gray poupon? >> but of course, the 16-year-old ad mocked the stuffy image of mustard and now will have an action movie ending complete with bomb blasts and fight scenes and create says this -- and kraft says this relies on footage that was lost from the original. and we have oscars footages starting at 2:00 p.m. on sunday with red carpet live and the big show at 5:30 and after that, we have a re-cap of the biggest moments and your pass to the after parties. jimmy kimmel oscar special at 10:00 and then abc7 news at 11 next. >> since the gray poupon ad, i would say it looks good. >> game over for internet cafes in the east bay. what they are told they cannot offer customers. >> but, first, a high-end kansas cityshipping center -- kansas city shopping center erupts in films. >> a cable car line was flooded and the cable car will not be moving through. what happ >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> it is 6:29 on wednesday. what a lovely shot of the bay from our camera to start the day. got to love it. >> great shot. >> looks windy at the higher elevations. it is gorgeous. it is clear. it is cold. >> what a view, though. now, mike has the weather. >> i could look up at the snow yesterday from my house and i enjoyed it. good morning, everyone, it is cold. the cold air has been sinking from the higher elevations to our valleys but it has been a dry air so no need to worry about wet weather. now, the temperatures around the bay. we will hang around the 40's from now through 7:00 and up to the mid 50's by noon with a stray cloud or two. inland valleys, we are in the 20's to low 30's. there is forecast out there. if the car is like mine you got rain and it froze and there were big drops of water. we will be sunny and thawing by monday and 55 and 58 at 4:00, and in the mid-50's by 7:00, so a quick cooling and the coast low-to-mid 40's and we will hang out in the low 50's with a slight breeze but a lot of sunshine this afternoon. energy the change. sue? >> we go back to oakland and an injury accident north 880 in the clearing staging and you can see traffic is bumper to bumper from before fruitvale northbound. you can see heavy traffic in the northbound direction in the clearing stages. san jose north 280, that has been cleared and traffic is getting by with minor delay and a look at the bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are on and it is a nice drive but it is sluggish. >> 6:31 and breaking news we brought you at 4:30. san francisco public westerns crowes are cloning up the mess from the north beach neighborhood after an overnight water main break. amy joins unconscious live with the impact. >> crews are preparing to check the traffic of the cable car. look at it. the water is gone. you can see the track runs through here at mason and they want to know if debris fell through the cracks on to their track and caused damage. they will check on that in the hour. look at this video overnight. a big flood of water as the main broke at mason, a little bit after 2:00 this morning. the plan is to bus people through this area rather than taking them through on the cable car. no cars are coming through on mason but they will have a bus until they determine if the track is okay. while they check the track the water department has a fix on its hands and crews will be here for the day. >> most of the day, i would say, we will wait for usa and we can start trying to locate the main break. when we find that, we can excavate. then repair it. we need to see how bad the break is to begin with. >> when this first happened two blocks of homes were without water and the supervisor here on scene tells me he believes he has the water back on for everyone. unless there is a home or two on the line that he is unaware of, and if people wake up and head to the shower, he figures he will hear pretty soon if they don't have water but he things water is back for everyone. the impact will be felt out here on the street, this is a dense area in north beach, very crowded and they have heavy equipment to get in here. it is best to avoid the area if you can, today. >> happening now in daly city, arson investigators are on the scene of a fire near 91st street that started in front of the apartment when someone set a couch on fire. 50 people had to evacuate. one unit was damaged. the four break out before 3:00 this morning. >> there is a search for possible victims resuming in kansas city a day after a huge blast levels a shopping center into rubble. this is a well-known landmark in kansas city and katie marzullo is monitoring the search and joins us live. >> officials in kansas city, missouri, say one person is still missing, a female employees, a second person who was missing has been found. at least 14 people were hurt in the blast that led to this massive inferno last night. the fire chief says three of the injured are in critical condition and the lesser injuries include cuts and broken bones and burns. career -- they dealing with 3' to 4' of debris. >> we believe the dogs can find people at that level. they have not indicated they have found anyone and it is extremely lard -- hard to dig down that hard. we will bring if the heavy equipment in the morning. >> people in the area say the blast felt like an earthquake and knocked out windows half a block away and felt a mile away with debris blown 100' in the air. the cause is being investigated. missouri gas energy says there is evidence a construction crew may have hit a gas line but the mayor says it is too early to confirm that. >> happening now, dozens of customers in san rafael still don't have power after a major out aim last night. at the height, 20,000 people in san rafael lost power around 6:00 p.m. after a car crashed in a power pole and sever a main line. it is estimated the remaining 66 customers have power restored by 7:30 this morning, an hour from now. right now there are two other unrelated outages in the east bay, two outages in bay point, affecting 351 customers and san francisco has 148 people without power because of two outages there. no word when power in those cases will be restored. >> in the forth bay a health alert after a high school student was hospitalized with meningitis. officials say the 17-year-old went to the hospital over the weekend with highly contagious disease and is in serious condition but is improving. according to the newspaper the school sent a warning to parents yesterday. family and friends who have come in contact with the boy are now taking antibiotics. if untreats meningitis is deadly 50 percent of the time. ought c.h.p. is investigating a crash that killed a woman who was reportedly walking around looking for her dog. according to the santa rosa press democrat a 45-year-old was hit on west avenue last night. after she was hit the first time a second car hit her. both drivers are cooperating. witnesses say the cars seemed to be driving normal speeds and did nut have enough time to stop. >> now, blade runner, oscar pistorius, runs to court and what police found in his bedroom and another explanation from the olympian. >> but, the late night decision from an east bay city council on whether cafes that allow customers to play for cash can stay open. >> we are back. check out 24-hour temperature change, we are double digits cooler in hayward, concord, livermore, and napa and nine degrees cooler in oakland and five at sfo and nine on the peninsula and six in san jose. 35 in san jose. we are around 40 in fremont and 42 in san francisco. freezing temperatures inland. by the afternoon, mostly sunny, and upper 50's to low 60's and over the next three days we will see a warming trend with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50's and let to mid-60's for the rest of us. >> we are giving you an update to oakland northbound 880 at oak, and this is the ways app just getting an update with a red line extending into san leandro making your way northbound on 880 and this is a nice shot to show you bumper to bumper traffic headed northbound. elsewhere, we will look at the drive times, under 25 minutes for the 880 drive northbound, highway 4 bunching up from antioch and backup at the bay bridge toll plaza with a stall westbound right lane at the off-ramp. game over for intent cafes where you can gamble online for cash voting in favor of an emergency 45 day moratorium on new cafes in the city. the cafes sell internet time and offer access to games offering cash prizes. right now the city has two of the coffees and new ones are blocked until they can revise the zoning regulations. hayward issued a cease and desist order to close the club. >> we are 15 minutes away from robin roberts' west coast "good morning america" return and she has an interview scoop she scored and when you can see it. >> trading is underway on wall street. here is a look at the big board, the dow is down eight points but over the 14,000 mark. we will go live to jane king at the new york stock exchange. >> but, first, blaze -- blade runner back in court, and >> novato, oak, sunnyvale and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> this is a live look at 280, 17 in the south bay clear, and sun coming over the hills. it will warm the cold air mass to eight to 13 degrees warmer than yesterday and san jose go from 50 to 60 from yesterday to today. from the grapevine, it is closed. the snow is moving through right but this afternoon the snow will be over and the grapevine will be open if you are traveling by car. 63 in los angeles and 56 in san diego. at home, a foot and some areas more in tahoe but not today mostly sunny and a few clouds at 39. safe travels today. >> new this morning, south africa police have testified they think "blade runner" oscar pistorius is a flight risk and should not be granted bail. it is reported that bail hearing finished for today and will resume tomorrow. police say while serving his bedroom they found testosterone, kneeleds and .38 caliber ammunition in a safe. on objection' attorney says the testosterone is an herbal remedy and the star says he thought he was firing at an intruder. >> and now a livermore woman who became known as "hummer mom." she is in jail if violating parole days after being released from prison. the 44-year-old finished serving a two-year and nine month jail sentence a few weeks ago for having sex with two, 14-year-old boys. agents found porn in her home, parole violation. now, livermore police are investigating whether she was behind a case of cyberbullying on facebook and twitter. threats were made against a victim by her children. >> he is scared. nervous. he is afraid. he doesn't know what is real or not and are people talking or do i really need to be worried. >> she is now awaiting a hearing that could mean up to 90 more days in custody. >> new this morning, the day "good morning america" fans have been waiting for, robin roberts is now become on the show after being away for five months. >> i have been waiting 174 days to say this: good morning, america! >> a strong and healthy robin runs to the anchor share after battling a rare blood disorder which was likely brought on by chemotherapy for breast cancer in 2007. >> faith, family and friends have brought me to this moment and i am so full of gratitude. >> she wasted in time getting back in action and will interview michelle obama in the first ever morning show interview to air next tuesday. you can catch robin roberts' return this morning on "good morning america" at 7:00 a.m. in 13 minutes right after the abc7 morning news. >> bay area automaker is coming out with quarterly earnings report, the first one since "new york times" reporter came a less than flattering review of the electric carmaker model s sedan two weeks ago. investors will look how many sedans were delivered in the 4th quarter and how many put down $5,000 to remember a new one. in november, they said they planned to deliver up to 3,000 much the model s sedans in the 4th quarter after delivering only 250 cars the quarter before. >> apple shows no company is safe from a hack attack. >> google stock burst through a big milestone. jane king has that and more. >> it crept up on us. we looked at gag yesterday and i will have that in a second but apple says we were hacked, too, apple joins facebook saying they were the latest technical company to be hit by a sophisticated criminal cyber gang of hackers. likely from eastern europe. also hit is twitter saying the thieves are looking for company secrets. shares on apple are down after financial times reported that the chinese company that makes the products have implement add firing freeze. speaking of facebook, zuckerberg is bullish own his company adding 100 million shares to the portfolio and has no plans to sell the stock until sent. now, the markets so far this morning, quiet with 135 points away from the all-time high reaped in the dow. we got confirmation, though, of office depot bying office max here today so we talked about that yesterday. the company is making that deal this morning. the silicon valley index shows a little bit lower. now, google shares yesterday topping $800 for the first time, ever, with renewed confidence in the company and ability to reap higher profits. e-bay has a redesign of the home page the most significant change in history taking searchers and converted to interest showing visual images that looks like pin twist displays. it first rolled out in october and now is out there for all. >> and now, how warm will be temperatures get later? >> you need the layers this morning and then you peel them off. live doppler 7 hd shows it is clear. the air is dry. it is cold. winter is back. a lot of frost inland neighborhoods, this morning, with the rain drops on my car freezing and that was fund to scrape off. here we are at 6:50 and downtown san francisco the ferry building shows no movement in the flags. 43 in san francisco. 42 in oakland. the airport in show it is 40. outlying areas are in the low-to-mid 30's, though, so it is cold. novato is 41. santa cruz and livermore flirting with forecast at 33. from mount tamalpais you can see the sun coming up over the east bay hills. it will warm the freezing temperatures. santa rosa 30 and napa 28 and fairfield 34 and concord and los gatos at 33 and gilroy at 31. we have a few passing clouds that we call sunny and mild irat eight to 13 degrees warmer. clear tonight and frost is possible inland and slow warming trend today, tomorrow, hanging around on friday afternoon ago while you were sleeping the low pulled away. it dragged in the cool and sinking air taking away the cloud cover and keeping the temperatures below average today. we will start down in the santa clara valley with 60 a warmer spot. mid-to-upper 50's along the coast into downtown and south san francisco. in the north bay we will have upper 50's to low 60's. in the east bay shore, 60 at san leandro. upper 50's to near 60 in east bay. tonight, you can see the frost inland, mainly upper 30's to low 40's around the bay and to the coast. seven-day outlook shows you need sunglasses tomorrow and friday with more clouds saturday and sprinkles is all we will get. do not cancel the plans. when the storm passes sunday, mop, tuesday, the temperatures are close to average mid-to-upper 50's at the coast and low do mid 50's for the rest of us. >> grip vine -- grapevine over i-5 is closed. in oakland, injury accident at north 880 but it is in the clearing stages and traffic is backed to the colisieum. heavy traffic northbound from the abc7 traffic. it is a free app you can download at apple app and google play yap. bart is on time and muni has a shuttle in place and there is no other mass transit issue. >> ahead, five things to know before you go. >> the morning news >> as we are ready to happened things off to america mechanic -- water department crews in san francisco have to dig up a north beach street to mix a 12" water main break. the neighborhood flooded early this morning and officials have shut down a cable car line today while they check for damage. >> parents at petaluma are on alert this morning after a student came down with meningitis. the 17-year-old senior is in serious condition but improving. the school sent out warning notices to parents. >> golden gate bridge officials are launching a new campaign to make sure commuters are aware that the toll takers are going away. almost a third of all drivers are still using cash. this month they began testing all electronic toll system that replaces human toll takers. >> attention giants fans, those would drive to the stadium, parking meter rates are going up around at&t parks with rates increasing to $7 an hour and march 4, meter hours are extended until 10:00 at night, all week, except sundays. on nonevent days they go up a quarter an hour. >> president obama's popularity is over 60 percent for the first time since 2009 with 62 percent approving of his approval. and he is speaking, the president, speaking with dan ashley and it will air tonight on abc7 and he is tweeting from washington, dc, as well. >> he just tweet add picture he is now in the white house, with pictures, so you want to follow him. any, the weather forecast. >> cold temperatures, how to dress this morning upper 20's to low 30's. livermore dropped to 31 degrees. in the mid-30's to low 40's around the bay shore. that is where we. hang out the next hour. as we head into the afternoon hours we have mostly sunny conditions and 54 at the coast and 60 around the bay and inland and this evening you need a heavy coat and we will cool back into the low-to-mid 40's have a great day. >> we have a live shot of the grapevine in southern california where it is shut down with a sig-alert due to snow and ice and you can see the big puffy clouds with traffic diverting off of i-five so if you are traveling you hey want to pass the word along. closer to home, this traffic is backed up to the colisieum, north 880 due to an accident at oak street so take 580 and the accident in san jose we have another accident at 280 at 87, the second one this morning. >> the only news continues in 25 minutes with news, weather, and traffic during "good morning america" and someone important is coming back. >> a special "good morning america" with robin roberts returning. me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down 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stall in the tracy area which could be slowing you moving toward 580 westbound with traffic slow reaching the altamont pass up and over at 25 or 26 minutes and road works to be picked up at 7:00 this morning. kristen and eric? >> we follow breaking news from southern california, a massive manhunt is underway if a former los angeles police officer suspected of shooting three officers this morning, one fatally. it happened in riverside county. one lapd police officer was shot and grazed in corona and ten minutes later two riverside police officers were shot. one has died. right now there is a blue alert out in multiple counties, police are looking for christopher jordan dorner, an ex-los angeles police officer and is armed and dangerous. authorities say dorner actually threatened to kill law enforcement officials. he is wanted for the weekend murder of a couple in irvine. the woman's victim gas wad a an attorney who vented him as he fought dismissal from the lapd police force and lost. abc7 is tracking the search and will have a live update in the next half hour. >> people would live in the bay area's largest city are having a change of heart for the taxes. arrest cornell bernard tells us from san jose as the mayor is ready for the state of the city address. cornell? >> normally it is a word no one wants to hear but the mayor will make it a big part of the state of the city address. the word is "taxes." the mayor says the city needs a sales tax increase and will call on community leaders to organize a campaign to support police and fire services and restore pay for workers who had to take cuts to balance the budget. a poll suggests that voters could be willing to do that. there is 70 percent support if a quarter percent sales increase but 57 percent for half a percent increase. the earliest it would be on the battle is next year, the 5th sales tax measure voters have approved since the mayor took office in 2007. the state of the city address is underway at 6:30 right here at city hall. >> fairfield police are asking for your help in finding the killer of a 13-year-old girl. the guardian for the 13-year-old reported her missing last thursday evening. her body was found friday morning. investigators say an occupy confirms she was murdered and they will not say how. people are keeping tightlipped about suspects to avoid compromising the case. she is shown on surveillance video near railroad avenue four miles from where the body was found. >> happening right now president obama is attending the national rare breakfast in washington dc, this morning. the president and first lady arrived an hour ago. here is a live look at what is going on right now. president obama is at the podium. let's listen. >> a journey to our capitol michelle and i are honored to be here. i hope people don't mind me taking a moment of personal privilege, i want to say a quick word about a close friend of mine and yours. >> this is the 61st annual gathering of religious community and political leaders sponsored by the evangelical fellowship foundation and held at the hilton international hotel providing a venue for the president to deliver the first major remarks for america's faith community since announcing his support for gay marriage last year. >> also new this morning, boeing is revealing more of the plans to compensate airlines affected by the grounding of the dream liner jet. an executive told reporters this morning in india compensation talks will not be dealt with until after the grounded jets are in service. also today, boeing will perform a test flight from washington dc to texas, to examine the electrical system. the path will take it over the skies of california. >> the post office plans to drop saturday mail delivery could be good for netflix. the move could convince more subscribers could get movies streamed over the internet rather than delivered to the mail box. that is because dvd's used to arrive on friday for the weekend and now are delivered on monday and could reduce the $300 million a year mailing expenses. >> the san mateo county sheriff is trying to figure out who stole $20,000 worth of checks from a local church. our media partner reports they were stolen last week from a church on cloud avenue. some of stole were checks were from parents and guardians who wrote them for tuition. no suspects have been identified. >> new this morning, san francisco is no longer the top ten for america's most literal cities. the new list released this morning from central connecticut state university ranks number 11 in the nation coming in at number nine last year. at number one was washington dc seattle is at number two, minneapolis at number three, and fourth is pittsburgh. at number five, denver. st. paul, boston atlanta, st. louis, and poverty land -- portland. the factors including newspaper circulation, and library resources and educational levels. >> president obama's nominee for c.i.a. director is about do go on the hot seat. the firestorm john brennan will face on hill. >> giving bake their time the bay area students among the top volunteers in the entire world? we will see? >> traffic and weather, together, as we show you the toll plaza where it is backing up at the plaza. ys of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (woman) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ ♪ undeniable ♪ (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. ♪ burning like a fire ♪ ♪ building up from deep inside ♪ it was 3 days of pure joy. susan g. komen's investments in early detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful ♪♪ a >> live doppler 7 hd shows healthy radar return near santa rosa and college avenue the corner right there, may have light-to-moderate burst of rain. the rain is tapering back to slight amounts if you go by the dark green on the radar. sprinkles are possible to petaluma and better chance of wet weather from dry creek road and sweetwater with the system to the north, sliding cross the bay area bringing us a chance of rain in the north bay this morning, the rest of us from mid-morning to mid-afternoon. sue? >> back to walnut creek, a good commute but we are seeing a few brake lights around 24 junction at north main and no problems here just a little bit of slow traffic and a lot of folks headed out for the morning commute, and beyond lucas valley road headed to san rafael lighted traffic 101 with reports of a ladder in the lane in south 101. slow out of antioch which is common out of highway 4 westbound direction and 12- to 15-minutes at hillcrest over to 242. >> coming up on 6:12. cal is among the top universities in the country for producing peace corps volunteers. numbers released yesterday by the peace corps show 85 alumni volunteers last year tied with ucla for 6th place among large universities. since 1961, mother then 3,500 have volume deared with the peace corps. the schools ahead for 2012 are university of washington, the university of florida, tied for first, and wisconsin, madison, was third. and colorado, boulder, and university of michigan, tied for fourth. >> we care! >> a major security breach by iran, ahead the claim that the country is making against the u.s. this morning. >> on the hot seat accusations facing john brennan >> cupertino, concord, wine country and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> welcome back, live doppler 7 hd showing definite sharp contrast where it is not raining and where it is raining with most of the rain in the northwest corner of sonoma county. rain in the south bay by noon. showers developing in the afternoon but especially the evening and overnight hours when we can get hail and snow to around 2,500' hanging around for the commute tomorrow and we will see increasing sunshine friday afternoon and warmer sunshine saturday and sunday. kristen? >> new this morning iran claims they have footage from a downed u.s. drone, a video showing a man identified as a member of iran iran's military narrated on the situation. iran said they took down the drone in december of 2011 in northeast iran. at time, officials admitted the drone was missing. president obama asked iran to return it. >> that comes as confirmation hearings are underway in washington if president obama's nominee for c.i.a. director john brennan is likely to face pressure over his support for drone attacks during the bush administration. the hearings could get heated. >> today we get a rare public look at the secret drone operation, a program president obama has used more than president bush and a program that is under heavy scrutiny. rebound's pick for c.i.a. director could face serious heated from the president's party. this afternoon, democrats will likely demand answers about the use of unmanned drones to attack enemies overseas. brennan is the point person on drones, the man who signed off on the "kill" list. >> i suggest these targeted strikes against al qaeda terrorists are ethical and just. >> the use of drones has grown 700 percent under the obama administration. we learned yesterday that america has a secret base in saudi arabia used to launch drones throughout the region. lawmakers will raise questions of a newly discovered justice department document saying american citizens are tied to al qaeda can be killed if "an informed high level official believes the target poses a threat." but you government can do so without clear evidence. advocates disagree. >> that justified essentially a claim that the executive branch can be judge jury and executioner. >> strikes have become controversial. pakistan alone has had 300 drone strikes in the last decade killing thousands of terrorists but, also, more than 300 civilians. the retired general who ran the drone strike program thinks there should be discussion. if the threshhold is too low and we are too casual about it, we will forget how much scar tissue we build up in those countries. >> the white house defended the drone program and says it will provide congressional committees with classified information about strikes. >> as you are ready to hold off to work you will need to know if your commute is wet. it depends where you are. >> i want to get to the radar, we will look through the camera and you can see nothing is going on in san francisco as we look south down the embarcardero to the financial district you can see the clouds. i was zooming live doppler 7 hd on petaluma around 1st treat petaluma boulevard south lakeville street and east washington street and petaluma boulevard north you can see the radar where we are seeing the best radar return. as we zoom on out and show you the showers are hanging across the north bay and a sprinkle or two is dropping into marin county and headed over to napa county but for the commute this is where the wet weather is going to be through about 7:00 or 8:00. headed to the end of the commute this will head down toward the bay and toward san francisco and oakland but until then you are going to be fine. as far as our temperatures, under the clouds, we are mostly in the low 40's, but upper 30's in redwood city and 48 in san francisco and 47 in oak are the warm spots so warmer than yesterday. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 30's and monterey is the exception at 43. today we have rain through the morning hours and showers in the afternoon, and showers become more numerous and powerful in the evening and overnight, with lightning and thunder and small hail and snow to around 2,500' with dry and warmer weather start saturday into sunday. the cold front and trail behind it the one-two bunch bringing steady rain this morning and a trough brings us the showers so we will have a chance of thunder and small hail and snow. cold front moving through the north bay at 7:00 by noon, the rain has moved into the heart of the bay and moving into the south bay and by 2:00 it is out and you can see 5:00 we get a break unless you are in the north bay where the scatters showers are developing coming down with this low throughout the evening and overnight hours and tomorrow morning and you can see we had snow in the north bay mountains and anywhere above 2,500 could be a dusting. through friday increasing sunshine and the showers are over for friday evening with up to a third of an inch of rain. if you are caught at the coast, you could get up to a .5" of rain and we have beach hazards as the biggest waves are in the morning today tomorrow and saturday. accweather seven-day outlook low-to-mid 50's today and tomorrow and mid-to-upper 50's on saturday and more of us see them monday tuesday and wednesday. >> warning lights are turned on and the car pool and fast track lanes are getting by with no delay but everyone else is backed up behind the first overcrossing and it is looking pretty gook on the upper deck and i do not see too much slowing moving west to the city and get busy on the san mateo bridge the tail lieds are headed to foster city and the high-rise off the causeway and you will find yourself in company looking at 18-minute drive from hayward to foster city and a 30-minute drive from the 580 and 680 junction. the vallejo ferry is a bus again this morning for the afternoon and ferry rides. >> 6:22. new details in a bay area cold case ahead what san francisco investigators have just revealed in the kevin collins disappearance, but first going the distance. 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>> live doppler 7 hd, zoomed in on one area with light rain falling from petaluma boulevard south to bodega and western avenue all the areas potentially getting light rain. that is all we have had. the only reporting station that made it to the ground is santa rosa but you can see a lot of radar runs in the green and blue which is drizzle to light rain. the showers are moving from west to east. when we get beyond the morning rush they run through the heart of the bay and exit the heart bay in the early afternoon and get ready for showers and thunderstorms this evening and overnight. sue? >> we go do a shot of the bay bridge and traffic is moving nicely. we have metering lights on and backing up behind those but on the upper deck you can see traffic is moving nicely with a few brake lights but a nice ride on the western portion of the span. this is highway 24, moving westbound the headlights through lafayette and headed to the tunnel. you are busy with company but moving nicely. 680 from 24 toward the dublin/pleasanton interchange less than 20 minutes. and highway 24 community is 20 minutes and a good ride from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. >> we have breaking news from southern california, a massive manhunt is underway if a former lapd police officer believed to have shot three other officers this morning. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with the latest on this search. >> the suspect is considered armed and extremely dangerous. police know who he is but they do not know where he is. they are searching if him in spar da -- spar da, san diego and imperial county and believed to have shot three police officers this morning a riverside officer was killed. another riverside officer and an lapd officer are wounded. the lapd say the officers were in corona investigating a double homicide from over the weekend. the suspect in those killings is christopher dorner it is believes he opened fire on the officers. ten minutes earlier the officers in riverside were shot the first two victims were shot in irvine on saturday, a 27 and 28-year-old couple. dodger appears to have murdered them in in an act of revenge against the father who is a retired lapd police officer who became an attorney. he is 6 feet tall and 270 pounds with black hair and brown eyes, he could be driving a 2005 gray my -- nissan pickup trip and is a navy reservist armed and extremely dangerous and implicated himself in the killings of the couple and given threats against several people including members of the los angeles police department. >> thank you, katie marzullo. san jose police are searching for a suspect who escaped from custody by steeling a police van while handcuffed. the 32-year-old anthony sanchez was arrested on drug-related warrants yesterday. sanchez complained of being uncomfortable. he is a large fellow at 275. so officers linked him with two sets of handcuffs. police say he stretched his arms and got his legs through the cuffed arms and took off in the van. the van was located two hours later a mile away. sanchez was gone. >> the family of discovery -- the family of kevin clings is reacting to new information a man identified as wayne jackson has used a unusual of ailly as -- has used a number of aliases includeing when he moved to san francisco, the name of dan therrien and was known for a history of child molestation young boys, and he should have been a much stronger suspect back then it seems. >> last week, authorities dug up the garage of his house on masonic and found animal bones they think. >> there is a beach hazard advisory because of larger than expected surf with king sides of 6.235' each morning. crews practiced rescue operations at half moon bay. several people who have drowned in last two months in northern california after being swept away by the sneaker waves which is the origin of the tests. dog owners should not go in the ocean to rescue a pet. dogs are equipped to swim back to shore and people are more apt to ground. >> a proposed labor day grand opening celebration includes a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a walk from oakland to san francisco across the bay bridge letting 125,000 people walking across the span before it opens to traffic. this will be discussed at a public meeting next week and will be closed four days over labor day weekend and will open september 3rd. >> we are taking you live to southern california for a news conference after three police officers were shot and under worked. the suspect is a former lapd liver -- police officer himself. >> i am a sergeant and i have seven officers at the scene. we do not have the people sorted out yet. (inaudible). >> does you think something was going to happen? >> the suspect is christopher dorner a former lapd police officer and former naval reservist. the search is on a massive search this morning in southern california. we will keep you informed. >> also, they are saying he ambushed two police officers who were stopped at a red light. >> postal service is ready to under saturday delivery. the impact this will have on your magazine subscriptions. >> a cable car stops suddenly and tourists and commuters are not able to get back open. >> the mayo bridge right now shows traffic moving fine and no rain there right now but it is coming. traffic and weather today of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. 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(woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful ♪♪ a >> want to help me track the rain with live doppler 7 hd? tweet me and let me know if this is hitting the ground if your neighborhood including at miller road and valley ford road headed from petaluma road. the leading edge of this is down around novato and south novato boulevard and petaluma to high road in sonoma. the bulk of the rain through 7:00 is in the north bay and it will hit the south bay by noon and expect showers to develop in the evening and overnight hours with thunder and lightning and small hair and snow to 2,500'. >> now, the traffic app to help you navigate this is highway four westbound according to this app, bumper to bumper from highway 4 bypass you are looking at speeds from 15 to 35 miles per hour or below. that is a rough one. it is typical if this time of the morning. the app is free at apple app and google play. otherwise we have slow traffic from walnut creek with brake lights starting at north main and moving to the 24 junction making your way to 24 or following on 680 southbound and first reports of an accident at lake herman. >> san francisco muni officials are trying to determine why a warning alarm failed when a bolt was truck in the cable track blamed for a cable car accident that sent seven people to the hospital including the gripman and conductor and passengers. we were over the scene at powell and washington secrets. this was a sudden stop when the cable car hit 1.5" bolt. a warning alarm should have again off. >> people, time ahead the impact the end of saturday mail service will have on magazine readers around the country. >> live from slay hey on the -- vallejo on the scene of a home invasion where three people >> breaking news, vallejo police are searching for the people behind an early morning home invasion with reports that someone may have been injured. amy is live in vallejo. >> three people were shot, a mother and in federal 50's and her two adult children. look at the scene, police are still here inside the home gathering evidence the you can see there is an evidence marker right here at the front door. police say two armed men kicked in the door and stormed into the house. the first person they encountered was the daughter in her 20, and she say she was shot in the finger. her brother who is in his 20's came to try to help her and police say he was shot in the face and then, they met up with the mother who is in her 50's and slow was shot in the hip. this happened on slope street here in vallejo at 3:45 in the morning. officers say they do not know if anything was stolen and they do not know the motive. they know they are looking for two men. that is all of the description they is given us. this just happened. they are not early sames of the investigation. two people on the lose, three people taken to the hospital. the victims are all expected to survive. >> 6:46. president obama spoke of matters of faith at the 61st national prayer breakfast this morning providing a venue for him to deliver the first major remarks to a gathering of religious and community leaders since announcing support for gay marriage last may. the president did not focus on that, he talked about faith with equality. >> all americans, men and women of different faiths, and those of no faith that they can name are nevertheless joined together we in common purpose believing in something that is bigger than ourselves. >> the event is sponsored by the evangelical fellowship foundation. >> a deal to create a new airline giant is in the works. sources say a merger between american and us airways is worth more than $10 billion. the "wall street journal" reports after a year of talks they are hashing out the last major details. american debut add new logo and paint scheme a few weeks ago that some say was a sign the deal was good to go. the sky year will retain the american airlines name and be based out of texas. >> fallout from the end of saturday delivery from the post office. we told you of the impact on netflix, forcing more customers stream their movies. publishers of magazine like to deliver issues on fridays and saturdays to give readers a chance to catch up. now you can get them a year earlier. microsoft is going after google, launching a new campaign today urging customers to stop using google gmail over privacy concern. microsoft says google scans every word of user e-mails to taylor ads to users. google argues that advertising keeps services free. microsoft campaign includes tv and print and online ads. >> this time for valentine's day, california is a good place for restaurant romance. >> visa is pocketing the change as more reach for plastic. >> good morning. did you run up the big credit card deal over the holidays? visa is reporting a 25 percent profit jump last quarter. someone is charging. consumers did use credit and debit cards more often. visa shares are down and some announced downgrading the stock this morning. wells fargo lost its place at the most valuable bank ask now number two as chase shares rise recovering from the financial crisis. quiet open this morning so an extension of what we saw yesterday in the mark oats and jobless claims were down by 5,000, mostly holding steady compared to last week. we are lower across the board but not by much. the silicon valley index is trading a bit heighter this morning. healthy men use are good for the the waistline with improved sales and traffic growing 11 percent over those chains compared to 15 percent decline there those not serving low-calorie. feeling romantic? we have valentine's day upon us and california is a hot spot for romance, and your state has four of the top 25 most romantic cities. san diego and pasadena and santa monica looking at what customers said about the mood and the number of reservations if two and the percent of those who dine out on valentine's day. >> it is now 6:50. >> i avoid valentine's dinner, you do not get service because the restaurantses are so busy. >> that is personal. >> mike, don't say anything, only trouble. >> let's go outside, come on at mount tamalpais it is raping at 2,600' as the clouds are hanging and. around petaluma, down to novato boulevard, those areas are getting way as is sonoma and you can see santa rosa, not raining there, it will be soon, and the better radar is here and to the west of santa rosa and moving west to east but the initial line, this is starting to sink to the south with the cold front that will bring us rain this morning, showers this afternoon stronger showers tonight with mountain snow possible, lightning and thunder and small hail in the valley and dry and warmer. now, how this pans out you can see the clouds and the rain with the cold front moving through until 9:00 moving through the heart of the bay from 9:00 to noon to the south bay at noon hour and exiting by 1:00 o'clock or 2:00 and a break and the secondary impulse comes down and you can see the scattered showers in the evening and the overnight hour with snow level down to 2,500 feet so mountains could get a dusting of snow and tomorrow morning, a few scattered showers and most of the heavy rain well down to the south for the or commute and you can see in the afternoon we will have sunshine and a few clouds and the evening, do not worry as far as putting the umbrella away grab a heavy coat. our king tides occur in the morning today, tomorrow, and saturday. it will be most dangerous. low-to-mid 50's today and tomorrow and mid-to-upper 50's through the weekend and upper 50's to 60's with sunshine and dry weather monday, tuesday and wednesday. sue? >> the san mateo bridge eastbound direction, the reverse commute, reports of a car fire with emergency lights going on there on right shoulder and it is eastbound 92 before the high-rise and it could affect the westbound drivers with rubbernecking going on because i am seeing brake lights on the flat section of the bridge. the upper deck of the bay bridge is looking good and you can can see brake lights and there is a delay at the toll. busy southbound 101 through san rafael with an accident in danville area southbound 680. >> five things to know before you go. >> the morning news >> as we get ready to hand it off to "good morning america" this morning here are five things to know. one, breaking news from vallejo, police are investigating an early morning home invasion. >> three who lived in the home were shot and taken to the hospital. all are expected to survive. police are looking for two suspects. >> two, breaking news from southern california, three police officers have been shot one fatally. two of the officers remain ambushed at a red light. a massive manhunt is underway for a suspect a former lapd officer, christopher dorner wanted for retaliation killings for a couple on sunday. three, a beach had -- hazards in affect because of king tides and sneaker waves. four the san jose mayor will deliver the state of the city talk and talk about the need to restore pay to worker who underwent cuts to balance the budgets. >> boeing will perform a test flight to examine the 787 dreamliner's batteries. there will be an updated investigation into the fleet with the test flight from texas washington and ordered to land immediately if there are any problems. >> we have rain here today, so will that us cause airport delays? >> it might, the low ceiling more than anything. as the rain moves in to the south bay and heart of the bay, oakland, san francisco, and to san jose we could see delays so we have our flight tracker at bottom. santa rosa down to petaluma, we have the best radar returns on zones of sandy point. notice the system is moving to the south. expect rain during the morning to early afternoon hours. there will be scattered showers in the evening and overnight. temperatures are in the low-to-mid 50's. sue? >> back to the bay bridge with metering lights on with an early accident at the toll plaza that is cleared. traffic is moving on the upper deck with brake lights. on the san mateo bridge we have a car fire eastbound reverse direction before the high-rise and getting busy westbound with the brake lights on the causeway and a look at the mass transportation it buses for the bay link ferry. >> we continue in 25 minutes with news and weather and traffic during "good morning america" this morning. >> more on the southern california manhunt you can check with abc7news.com and follow us on twitter as well. >>> good morning, america. breaking news in the west. massive man hunt for a former cop on kaling spree in california. three dead. is he targeting police officers and their fam state police why the authorities think their suspect is hell-bent on revenge. >>> breaking right now, what could be the biggest snowstorm in a decade. bringing with it more than two feet of snow. on track for the northeast, right now. 14 states under winter warnings. four states on blizzard watch. sam is tracking it all. >>> and breaking this morning, jackpot. the golden ticket for almost $250 million for last night's huge powerball lottery. we'll tell you where the winner is, right now. ♪ i'm on top of the world ♪ >> good morning. >>> our big announcement about robin. she's been setting her alarm clock earlier every day. joining us at the studio behind the scenes to get back in the morning groove. her doctors say she's ready. and we can't wait. when is she back on "gma"? 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trophy for best picture. michelle obama surprised everyone by announcing the winner. >> that was pretty great. they tried to jazz up the format and a lot more music, seth mcfarland was edgy. >> and pixstar and ang lee won for life of pi. >> and christoff waltz was spectacular in django unchained, best supporting actor award. >> jennifer lawrence took best actress. but it was dress was quite dramatic and daniel day lewis won for his role in lincoln. >> three years ago, before we decided to do a straight script. i had been committed to play margaret thatcher. >> "good morning america" stars are joining jimmy kimmel and at 11:00, don sanchez joins us live from the red carpet from los angeles. >> ben affleck's movie argo was one of the films that jimmy carter criticized and he did not hoeld back the president's handling from nuclear threats from iran. more on the speech today. >> the theater was filled up at his appearance. the former president spoke about his commitment to peace worldwide. many krifd the present administration regarding the dealings with north korea and iran. >> our countr
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sit near first lady michelle obama for president obama state of the union address tomorrow. cook announced in december that apple would be making some computers in the united states. speculation is that he might be pointed out as an example of tech executive investing in american manufacturing. mrs. mrs. obama also invited that as engineer who spent his childhood in the bay area and famous for the hair do during the mars curiosity mission. the president may use him to represent the success of nasa. >> first lady also invited parents of murdered chicago teen to sit with her. pendleton shot and killed last month just days after performing during president obama inauguration parade. authorities today filed murder charges against 2 gang members in the case. >> issue of gun control is cas casting big shah 0over the state of the union. each member of congress allowed to bring one guest to the president annual speech and more than 20 democrat bringing victims of gun violence as their guest. in the mean time texas republican steve stockman bringing gun loving rocker judge interest. he sa
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